Ingredients for four to six persons.
500 gr (a little over a pound) of raw black cabbage
1 litre (a little over two pints) of water
2 pinches of salt
4 to 6 slices of bread, preferably home-made
1 clove of garlic, with the thin peel
Pepper as wanted
Half a cup of extra virgin olive oil
Wash the cabbage leaves in tepid water.â€¨Bring a pot of water to the boil, add salt and the cabbage, let it boil for thirty minutes.â€¨Lift out the cabbage with a drainage tool and cool it off in ample cold water, but keep the hot cooking water. When the cabbage is cool, sieve off all water.
Toast the bread and rub each slice with the garlic clove, then cover with the cabbage and baste with the hot cooking water. Add salt, pepper ad oil.