When it comes to bread and the likes, no one does it like the Italians. The precision and perfection in their baking culinary skills is unmatched. Among the variety of breads the Italians are famous for, one such bread is the Focaccia. Focaccia is an oven baked Italian flat bread which is much like the pizza dough when it comes to the style and texture, usually seasoned with ingredients like olive oil, herbs, onion, cheese et al.
Focaccia makes for a perfect side dish with soup, pasta, can also be used as a pizza base, table bread, snack or even sandwich bread. Rosemary Focaccia is the most common style of Focaccia in the Italian cuisine. The primary ingredients of Focaccia are flour, oil, water, salt and yeast. Typically the bread is rolled out in a thick layer and then baked in an oven. The practice of dotting the unbaked dough with multiple well like structure with the fingers is common too.
If this has already drawn your attention, we would love for you to try a few of our favorite Focaccia recipes. Bake these for a dinner party, or just serve them as an evening snack, whatever sails your boat, as you already are aware of the multi utility nature of this bread!