Croatian Dalmatia Local Food-Cheese Galette

Croatia recipe-Cheese Galette

Cheese Galette comes from Croatian region of Dalmatia, it is an ancient way of preparing rustic cheese pie.

The filling for the galette is made with ricotta cheese or cottage cheese, eggs and cream. It is enveloped by pastry resembling pie crust. Added some yogurt, oil and baking powder to make it softer and flakier.Croatia recipe-Cheese Galette
Cheese Galette can be either savory or sweet. When making savory Cheese Galette, some ham and cheese can be added to the filling.

Traditionally, Prisnac was baked on open fire, under heavy ceramic or cast iron cover called “peka” which allowed it do develop especially tasty flavor. Nowadays it is baked in regular kitchen oven.