Focaccia

Focaccia

Based on 10 ratings
Hanna Reder

Hanna Reder

Test Kitchen Manager and Chef at Kitchen Stories

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"For me, this foccacia recipe is an absolute all rounder. You can prepare infinite variations using this as the base, from potato and rosemary to olives, or even just topping it with mozzarella. There are no limits to your creativity, so let it run wild! 🍅 #waskochthanna 👩🏼‍🍳"

Difficulty

Easy 👌
60
min.
Preparation
35
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings2
2 kg
flour
1000 ml
water
200 g
olive oil
60 g
fresh yeast
60 g
sugar
60 g
salt
400
canned whole peeled tomatoes
400
cherry tomatoes
rosemary
thyme
basil
200 g
olive oil
200 ml
water

Utensils

2 whisks, large bowl, wooden spoon, rolling pin, liquid measuring cup, knife, bowl, cutting board, fork

  • Step 1/13

    Before I start cooking I always prepare all the ingredients I need, this is called mise en place! 👩🏼🍳

    Before I start cooking I always prepare all the ingredients I need, this is called mise en place! 👩🏼🍳

  • Step 2/13

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    • 2 kg flour
    • 1000 ml water
    • 200 g olive oil
    • 60 g fresh yeast
    • whisk
    • large bowl

    Mix the fresh yeast with water and olive oil in a large bowl. Then add the flour and mix until fully combined.

  • Step 3/13

    Add salt and sugar.
    • 60 g sugar
    • 60 g salt

    Add salt and sugar.

  • Step 4/13

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    • wooden spoon

    Mix everything together with the handle of a wooden spoon.

  • Step 5/13

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    Mix and knead until you have a thick dough This can take about 5 min. 💪

  • Step 6/13

    Roll out the dough with a rolling pin.
    • rolling pin

    Roll out the dough with a rolling pin.

  • Step 7/13

    Grease a baking sheet with olive oil and carefully transfer the dough to the baking sheet.

    Grease a baking sheet with olive oil and carefully transfer the dough to the baking sheet.

  • Step 8/13

    Mix remaining water and olive oil.
    • 200 g olive oil
    • 200 ml water
    • whisk
    • liquid measuring cup

    Mix remaining water and olive oil.

  • Step 9/13

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    Work 1/3 of the water-oil mixture into the dough with your fingers. While the dough is rising, work in the remaining water-oil mixture in 2 steps. In total the dough should rise for 1 hour at room temperature. You can see that the dough is ready for the oven when small bubbles have formed on the surface. Meanwhile you can preheat the oven to 165°C/325°F.

  • Step 10/13

    Roughly chop rosemary and thyme. Use a fork to press and break down the canned tomatoes. Season with salt and pepper.
    • 400 g canned whole peeled tomatoes
    • rosemary
    • thyme
    • knife
    • bowl
    • cutting board
    • fork

    Roughly chop rosemary and thyme. Use a fork to press and break down the canned tomatoes. Season with salt and pepper.

  • Step 11/13

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    • 400 cherry tomatoes

    Spread tomato sauce on the focaccia dough. Add mixed cherry tomatoes and press in. Sprinkle with rosemary and thyme.

  • Step 12/13

    Bake for approx. 35 min.

    Bake for approx. 35 min.

  • Step 13/13

    Garnish with fresh basil. Enjoy your meal. 🍷
    • basil

    Garnish with fresh basil. Enjoy your meal. 🍷

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