How to Cook Garlic and Rosemary Foccacia

Great with salads or as part of a barbecue spread.

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How to Cook Garlic and Rosemary Foccacia Recipe
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Gather your ingredients

Gather your ingredients

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Tip the flour into a large bowl. Pile it nice and high and make a well in the middle big enough to hold all the other ingredients.

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Pure half the water into the well and then the yeast. Add sugar and salt in as well.

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Dust a clean work surface and your hands with flour and  knead the dough. Knead it for 5 minutes until it's elasticity.

Dust a clean work surface and your hands with flour and knead the dough. Knead it for 5 minutes until it's elasticity.

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Make the dough a flat, round shape and put it into a  big floured bowl.

Make the dough a flat, round shape and put it into a big floured bowl.

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Cover the bowl with a damp tea towel and leave it to prove .

Cover the bowl with a damp tea towel and leave it to prove .

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Like this.

Like this.

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Leave it for a hour.

Leave it for a hour.

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It should look like this after an hour.

It should look like this after an hour.

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Knock the air out of it with your fist and then knead it again until smooth.

Knock the air out of it with your fist and then knead it again until smooth.

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Grease the tray with oil and flour. Stretch the dough to fit in the tray.

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Break the garlic bulb apart and squash cloves, leaving the skin on. Strip the leaves off the sprigs of rosemary.

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Scatter the garlic and rosemary over the dough and with your fingers, push the flavours and make little dimples in the dough. Drizzle olive oil over the top and leave for another hour until doubled.

Scatter the garlic and rosemary over the dough and with your fingers, push the flavours and make little dimples in the dough. Drizzle olive oil over the top and leave for another hour until doubled.

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Put a damp tea towel over it while it rises. Preheat your oven to 220°c while waiting.

Put a damp tea towel over it while it rises. Preheat your oven to 220°c while waiting.

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It should look like ths when it has sat for a hour.

It should look like ths when it has sat for a hour.

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Poke the bread all over with your fingers to give it texture and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

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Bake in hot oven for 20 - 25 minutes or until golden with a crunchy surface. It should sound hollow when you tap it .

Bake in hot oven for 20 - 25 minutes or until golden with a crunchy surface. It should sound hollow when you tap it .

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Great with salads or part of a barbecue spread.

Great with salads or part of a barbecue spread.

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Enjoy!

Enjoy!

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