Socca is a savory flatbread popular in southern France, where it is served as both an appetizer and a snack. The loose, pancakelike batter comes together in less than a minute—simply whisk together chickpea flour, water, olive oil, salt, and pepper—and it’s naturally gluten-free.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
The biggest variables in socca recipes are the ratios of flour to water and the amount of oil. After several rounds of testing, we concluded that 11/2 cups of both chickpea flour and water is best. Olive oil adds flavor, and more is better—...