Focaccia bread

Posted on: May 28, 2013

Focaccia bread is a part of any Italian dinner, The focaccia bread comes in many different flavors, which are mainly fresh herbs such as Rosmarino, thyme and Sage. Here is a tasty and fast recipe

This recipe makes 1 focaccia bread

350 gr all-purpose flour
1 pinch ground black pepper
1 small package fresh yeast
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon salt
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp dried thyme
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp white sugar
1/2 tsp dried basil
175 ml water (+/- 43°C)
2 tbsp olive oil
50 gr mozzarella

Preparation steps to make the focaccia bread:

In a large bowl, stir together the flour, salt, sugar, yeast, garlic powder, oregano, thyme, basil and black pepper.
Mix in the vegetable oil and water.
When the dough has pulled together, turn it out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead until smooth and elastic.
Lightly oil a large bowl, place the dough in the bowl, and turn to coat with oil. Cover with a damp cloth, and let rise in a warm place for about 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 230° C.
Punch dough down; place on greased baking sheet. Pat into a 3 cm thick rectangle.
Brush top with olive oil. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and mozzarella cheese.
Bake in preheated oven for 15 – 20 minutes, or until golden brown.

Serve the focaccia bread warm.


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