Flamiche

Savory Yeast Bread with Leeks and Cheese

Preparation info

  • Makes 2 Flamiches to Serve

    10 to 12

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Country Cooking of France

By Anne Willan

Published 2007

  • About

Flamiche comes from northern France and, like pizza, uses a yeast dough. But where pizza is laden with topping, flamiche contains just a small amount of forceful filling — typically, cooked leeks or smelly cheeses such as Munster from Alsace or Maroilles from the north, near Belgium. Baked in a deep pan, the buttery dough rises up to wrap around the filling. The dough here is enough for two flamiches, so you may prefer to halve the recipes for the leek and cheese fillings that I suggest and