As per Wikipedia:” Frittata is an egg-based Italian dish similar to an omelette or crust-less quiche, enriched with additional ingredients such as meats, cheeses, vegetables or pasta. The word frittata is Italian and roughly translates to “fried”.
There are a few rules to follow and mistakes to avoid. Here there are a few rules found in Bon- Appetit magazine, Dawn Perry, BA digital food editor:
1. “Dairy turns an ordinary omelet into a delicious, creamy egg cake.”
2. ” For every dozen eggs you use, you’ll need a half-cup of dairy. Six-egg frittatas get a quarter-cup.”
3. “Whatever oven-safe pan you choose, be aware of how well it conducts heat. Because it retains heat well, a heavy pan like a cast-iron will continue to cook your frittata after you remove it from the oven.
4. “A frittata makes use of fully-cooked leftovers like last night’s roasted potatoes or this morning’s leftover sausage. But if you’re starting from scratch, it’s best to fully cook any addition that might release moisture into the eggs—mushrooms, tomatoes, and summer squash or zucchini are common “wet” culprits than can water down your eggs. Sauté them separately.”
5. “A good frittata should have the texture of custard: trembling and barely set. An over-baked frittata, in contrast, will have all the textural appeal of a kitchen sponge (and its interior will look strikingly similar). “You may want a deep golden-brown top,” says Perry, “But the reality of it is, when the crust is golden, the interior is over-baked.”
6.” Be sure to season your eggs with salt and pepper before adding them to the pan. A surface-level sprinkling of salt won’t penetrate the rest of the frittata”
7. ” Choose your cheese wisely: Although all cheese is delicious, not all cheese is created equal. Know what function you want your cheese to perform. Best options are cheddar, gruyère, and fontina cheese.
Zucchini, Dill and Mushrooms Frittata:
Oven Ricotta and Spinach Frittata:
Ham, Spinach, Cheddar Cheese and Green Olives Frittata:
Reg Pepper, Spinach and Mozzarella Frittata:
Capers, Parmesan Frittata:
37 thoughts on “Frittata”
Looks so good – LOVE frittatas!
I am happy you liked it, Mary. As you could see I like frittatas as well 😉
Thanks for stopping by Mary. Yes, I love them too. So easy to make and can save you if you don’t have time cooking 😉
yum! I love making frittatas – they’re tasty as well as quite forgiving
Indeed, Daal. 😉
Thank you for stopping by, so I had a chance to discover you and your blog: great job! I will stop by often 😉
Yummmy, looks very delicious :)))) Happy New Year!
Thank you 🙂 Happy New Year ! to you to 🙂
You’re photos are mouth watering!! And loved all the extra tips. (I’m a faithful Bonapetit reader too).
Thank you, Rhonda for your visit and for your warm comment.
You have a lovely blog. 🙂
Wow looks absolutely delicious ❤
Thank you, Jess. I am happy I discovered you through Doni’s blog. I will go take a look now. Happy New Year!
Thank you! Both yours and Doni’s blogs are fantastic ❤
Thanks, Jess ! Your as well.I am still there reading 😉
Btw I’ve nominated you for the 2016/2017 tag, which you can find here: http://bit.ly/16-17DTJ
Thanks a lot Jess 😉
You’re welcome! Hope you enjoy it 🙂
Thanks a lot, Jess. I will check the rules 😉
I appreciate you thinking of me 😉
You’re very welcome! I really enjoy reading your recipes, so I thought you might enjoy the food questions 🙂
You are so right 😉 I am sure I will enjoy them and hope it’s going to be fun 😉
Thanks for stopping by , Alex. You have a wonderful blog with very nice pictures and posts 😉
What a great informational post! Love the tips! The photos look so yummy that I think I’ll make one just about now! Honestly! It’s going to be spinach & cheese! Have a great day. Julie from YatesYummies & OrangesandAlmonds
Thank you, Julie for your warm words. You made my evening. By the way you have a wonderful blog and I am so happy you took the the time to stop by . Have a wonderful weekend.
Amazing recipe! Eggs are my go-to quick meal 🙂
You are so right. Today is a busy day for us so the breakfast was mushrooms spinach and feta frittata with avocado slices just because we are all on the way until a least 3 PM 😉
Have a great weekend 🙂
I love frittatas!!! They’re delicious, easy to make and versatile…
Yours seem awesome!
Thanks a lot. You have such a wonderful blog that I have to ” study” more and get inspired by your lovely recipes and pictures!
Have a great weekend !
I am suddenly VERY hungry!
Thank you for stopping by Carolyn.
Now it’s a bit late but next time I will save you a portion 😉
Yummy! I love frittatas, especially when you add olives and capers! Thanks for stopping by at my blog, Felicia. xoxo
Jen, is always such a pleasure to browse your blog. I love the diversity of the recipes and they seem easy and so delicious. I have put on my list a few recipes that really need to be tried out.
Thanks for all the goodies you are posting and I will be looking forward for more 😉
Thank you for your kind words, Felicia. 😘 I really appreciate you like my posts. I will do my best to share more recipes. 😊
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I’m in love…with this recipe!
Thanks for sharing!
I am happy to hear that. Thank you for your visit 🙂