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Focaccia Italian bread

Sushree Satapathy
90 minutes
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6 People
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ABOUT Focaccia Italian bread RECIPE

It is an Italian bread with olives & herbs by Master Chef Sanjeev kapoor's recipe book Khana Khazana. I tried my best to mock the exact recipe and it came out to be so well. It is very good and a tasty recipe.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Tiffin Recipes
  • Italian
  • Baking
  • Breakfast and Brunch
  • Vegan

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. Flour 3 3/4 cups
  2. Extra virgin olive oil 4 tbs + 6 tbs
  3. Fresh yeast 15 grams
  4. Sugar 2 tsp
  5. Salt 2 tsp
  6. Mixed herbs 1 tsp
  7. Black olives slices
  8. Garlic chopped 10 cloves
  9. Capsicums red ,yellow ,green slices


  1. Soak yeast and sugar in four tablespoons of lukewarm water and stir till it dissolves.
  2. Step 2 Top it up with more lukewarm water to get one and a half cups of the mixture. Place the refined flour in a bowl and add salt and mix. Add the yeast mixture to the flour and knead for eight to ten minutes till you get a soft dough.
  3. Step 3 Cover with a wet cloth and set aside for about one hour or till it rises and doubles in volume.
  4. Step 4 Knock back the risen dough, add about three tablespoons of olive oil gradually, kneading after each addition so that it is well incorporated into the dough. Cover again with a wet cloth and set aside to rise.
  5. Step 5 Preheat oven 200 degree Celsius . Divide the dough into four equal portions.
  6. Step 6 Sprinkle some flour and roll into round discs. Arrange them on a silicon baking sheet placed in a baking tray and press with your finger tips to make small dents.
  7. Step 7 Drizzle the remaining oil and sprinkle mixed dried herbs, black olives, garlic and capsicums. Place the tray in the preheated oven and bake for fifteen to twenty minutes or till the breads gets cooked.

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Tanushree Goel
Tanushree Goel   Jan-27-2017

looks so good

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