Recipe: Focaccia with mackerel, thyme and nigella

Sandwiches and bruschetta with herbs
February 17, 2011

Nigella and thymeMy father gave me some delicious homemade mackerel in oil that he prepared. I used it this quick focaccia, paired with the thyme, always perfect on fish, and the fruity and spicy nigella.

Focaccia with mackerel, thyme and nigella

Focaccia with mackerel, thyme and nigella

Serves two:
1 large focaccia
200g mackerel in oil
125g mozzarella
50g Swiss Cheese
1 tbsp thyme
1 tsp nigella (black cumin)
1 cup corn salad

Cut the focaccia and distribute mackerel and cheese.
Sprinkle with thyme and nigella.
Bake without closing it for 5-10 minutes until the cheese will melt.
Add the corn salad, close the focaccia and serve hot.

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Souper SundaysThis goes to Deb from Kahakai Kitchen who's hosting the weekly event Souper Sundays (now Soup, Salad and Sammie Sundays).

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Author: Deb in Hawaii (URL)

This sandwich looks wonderful. How great to get the homemade fish in oil and what a great use for it. Thanks for sharing it at Souper Sundays.

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