Focaccia Bread

Focaccia Bread

Focaccia Bread

This classic Italian focaccia bread is an all-time favorite that is easy to bake and delicious

October 13, 2012

Type of dish

Cuisine

Dietary Consideration

serves for

4

total time

3 HR 0 MIN

ingredients

Flour
900 g, strong plain
semolina
100 g
Yeast
35 g
salt
15 g
Olive oil
30 g
water
500/550 ml
sugar
A pinch

Preparation

Mix the flour and semolina in a large bowl.
Mix the yeast with the pinch of sugar.

Add the salt, olive oil and almost all the water.
Add all this to the flour, mix until soft but not sticky dough. (May need more water/flour).

Leave to rise in a bowl covered with cling film in a warm place until doubled in size.
Oil a tray and sprinkle with semolina.
Spread the dough out, oil and salt the top and sprinkle with chopped rosemary.

Leave to prove in a warm place for 10-15mins then bake at 220 ̊c for about 10mins or until it sounds hollow when tapped.
Drizzle all over with olive oil, then leave to cool before slicing.

Wine paring: Verdeca

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