The omelette is an economic dish which can be a life-saver when the fridge is empty. All you need are a few eggs and one or two other ingredients that you have lying around and you can create something enticing and fun, just like this. This olive omelette - ‘frittata’ in Italian - is thus transformed from a traditional dish of the poor into a feast, especially if accompanied by a mixed salad or if enjoyed in a sandwich, a bit like the Spaniards do with their famous ‘tortilla’. The presence of a generous dose of olives and a lovely bunch of herbs will even change the minds of those who are usually dead set against eggs in any form. So, what more do you want when you have in front of you such an easy, economical and aromatic recipe?
Break the eggs and beat them briefly. Stir in the washed and chopped herbs, the finely sliced onion, chopped pitted olives, salt, pepper, Parmesan and milk. Beat thoroughly. Cook in a pan with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, turning halfway through the cooking time. Serve.