How to Bake Foccacia...So Simple...so Italian 🇮🇹

And so versatile. the result was amazing from the first time. Serve as special bread or topped with cheese, olives and herbs, sausages..or cold as a desert topped with creme and fruits etc..

How to Bake Foccacia...So Simple...so Italian 🇮🇹 Recipe
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I like to flavor the oil but it is up to each person to go beyond the basic recipe. I like to add garlic, pepperoncini (chili) and rosemary.

I like to flavor the oil but it is up to each person to go beyond the basic recipe. I like to add garlic, pepperoncini (chili) and rosemary.

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Also one can strain the oil or use all in the dough???? But may b the first time leave basic and simple

Also one can strain the oil or use all in the dough???? But may b the first time leave basic and simple

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50 ml olive oil

50 ml olive oil

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Instant yeast. One envelope of 11g it 1 TBsp

Instant yeast. One envelope of 11g it 1 TBsp

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280 ml tepid warm water

280 ml tepid warm water

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Dry ingredients: Flour 400g + 1 TBsp instant yeast + 1 TBsp  sugar + 1 Tsp salt

Dry ingredients: Flour 400g + 1 TBsp instant yeast + 1 TBsp sugar + 1 Tsp salt

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Put all dry ingredients mix

Put all dry ingredients mix

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Add oil and water and mix well with a spoon or by hand. Knead well (10 mins) Or 5 mins if using a free standing mixer,

Add oil and water and mix well with a spoon or by hand. Knead well (10 mins) Or 5 mins if using a free standing mixer,

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At this point I changed the bowl into a heavy glass one. The dough is so sticky the light one was sliding in all directions.  Baste with olive oil. Cover with a cling film. Leave in a warm place.

At this point I changed the bowl into a heavy glass one. The dough is so sticky the light one was sliding in all directions. Baste with olive oil. Cover with a cling film. Leave in a warm place.

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The dough after  1hr or more. Put 1 TBsp olive oil on the baking tray. Here I am using a rectangle baking sheet. 38x26cm

The dough after 1hr or more. Put 1 TBsp olive oil on the baking tray. Here I am using a rectangle baking sheet. 38x26cm

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Put on the oven 200C

Put on the oven 200C

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Put 1 TBsp on the baking sheey

Put 1 TBsp on the baking sheey

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Prepare olive oil, flour, because the dough is very sticky. Also prepare kosher salt, and rosemary to put on the top

Prepare olive oil, flour, because the dough is very sticky. Also prepare kosher salt, and rosemary to put on the top

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Fold in the dough few times without really kneading.

Fold in the dough few times without really kneading.

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Transfer to the baking sheet

Transfer to the baking sheet

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I like to chop the rosemary

I like to chop the rosemary

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Spread the dough by hand as above. You can give it the shape you desire

Spread the dough by hand as above. You can give it the shape you desire

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Bake for 30 mins

Bake for 30 mins

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The focaccia baked

The focaccia baked

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A close up. Baste with some more olive oil sprinkle the salt. Cut and serve

A close up. Baste with some more olive oil sprinkle the salt. Cut and serve

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Ingredients

400 Grams Flour 
1 Tablespoon Sugar 
1 Teaspoon Salt 
50 Milliliters Olive oil + more for basting 
1 Tablespoon Instant yeast 
280 Milliliters Luke Warm water 
4 Pepperoncini 
4 Garlic 
1 Tablespoon Rosemary 
1 Tablespoon Coarse salt for after baking 
1 Cup Olive oil to flavour with garlic etccc... 
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