Honey Nut Omelette or Patina

Apicius 4.2.16

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Cooking Apicius

By Sally Grainger

Published 2006

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In the original recipe, this patina is turned out of its ceramic dish and served as a kind of omelette or frittata. It can be baked in the oven in a dish or cooked in an omelette pan. The finished patinacan then be cut into wedges, smothered in honey and eaten with the fingers. Fish sauce is used here, just as in the pear patina above, and it is particularly successful. A salted or unflavoured version is simply not as good. Trials conducted with the public while we have