Introduction: How to Make a Focaccia
Focaccia is an Italian bread, made with wheat flour, yeast, water, salt and a little bit of sugar. Sometimes it is topped with herbs to give some flavour.
Step 1: First Step
Measure the amount of each ingredient
• Wheat flour: 500 g
• Yeast: 15 g
• Salt: 1 teaspoon
• Water: 250 ml
• Sugar: 1 pinch
Step 2: Second Step
You place the wheat flour on the surface where the dough is going to be done, then with a spatula you make a hole in the middle of the wheat flour to add there the yeast.
Step 3: Third Step
You spread the salt all over the wheat flour and then in the hole you have done you place the yeast, the water and a pinch of sugar.
Step 4: Fourth Step
With a little stick, you mix the water, the yeast, the sugar and some flour to activate the yeast. Then, you let it rest for ten minutes.
Step 5: Fifth Step
After the yeast has been activated, you mix the remaining flour with what you have left rest. Then, you knead the mix you have made.
Step 6: Sixth Step
You let the dough rest for two hours for it to rise.
Step 7: Seventh Step
With a roller, you flatten the dough to give it a circular form. And with a stick, you make little holes to let the dough breath.
Step 8: Eighth Step
You place the dough in a tray and you put it in the oven for 20 minutes.
Step 9: Ninth Step
After the 20 minutes, you take out the Focaccia from the oven and it is ready to eat.