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Italian Piadina sandwich is a popular street food in Romagna region of Italy. Piada or Piadina is a thin flatbread called Piada or Piadina and is typically made in the Romagna region. The flatbreads are then filled variety of cheeses, meats, vegetables and also with sweet fillings like bananas and Nutella.


4 serving

Total time

40 minutes




  • 1 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cups Wholewheat Flour ((or use 2½cups of all purpose flour))
  • 1 tsps baking powder
  • ¾ tsp kosher salt
  • 2 tbsps shortening (Vegetable)
  • ¾ cup water
  • (1.25l) fish stock (as needed Roasted vegetables)
  • lettuce (As needed Chopped or other baby greens)
  • savory Cheese Sauce (As needed)


  1. In a large mixing bowl or a bowl of a stand mixer, combine flour(s), baking powder and salt. Add the vegetable shortening and mix until the mixture is crumbly.
  2. Add the water; mix and knead until a smooth and soft dough forms. Cover and set aside for for about 30 minutes.
  3. When ready to cook, divide the dough into 3~4 equal size pieces (3 pieces for large piadine and 4 for smaller ones). Shape each piece of dough into a roll and cover.
  4. Roll each piece into 8~9" round flatbread. Place it on a hot griddle and cook on medium-high flame for 1~2 minutes on both sides until brown spots form. Transfer the cooked piadina to a clean dishtowel and keep covered. Repeat with the remaining dough.
  5. To make the Piada Sandwich: Place roasted vegetables, greens and cheese sauce on one half of the piadine, fold and serve right away.
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