Socca Delight: A Taste of Nice in Every Bite

Dish recipes: Socca

Transport your taste buds to the vibrant streets of Nice with our Socca recipe. This traditional chickpea flatbread captures the essence of Provencal cuisine, offering a crispy exterior and a tender, flavorful interior.


2 cups Chickpea Flour (240 g)

2 cups Water

1/4 cup Olive Oil (60 ml)

1 tsp Salt

Freshly Ground Black Pepper

Fresh Rosemary (optional)


Prepare Batter:

In a bowl, whisk chickpea flour and water until smooth. Add olive oil, salt, and a dash of freshly ground black pepper. Let the batter rest for at least 30 minutes.

Preheat Oven:

Preheat your oven to 450°F (230°C). Place a cast-iron skillet or baking dish in the oven to heat.

Bake Socca:

Pour a thin layer of batter into the hot skillet. Optionally, sprinkle fresh rosemary on top. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until the edges are crisp and golden.

Slice and Serve:

Once baked, slice Socca into wedges. Serve warm and enjoy the delightful combination of textures.


Socca is a versatile treat. Pair it with a side salad, dip it in hummus, or enjoy it on its own for a taste of Nice on your plate.

Socca, a culinary gem of Nice, brings the spirit of Provence to your home. With a golden, crispy crust and a rich, chickpea flavor, it's a journey to the heart of French Riviera cuisine.