Focaccia bread/ Italian olive oil herbs bread. This is very delicious and very easy to make. It is almost similar style and texture to pizza base and also known as olive oil bread. Rosemary is main herbs in Focaccia. Perfect for table bread, appetizer, snack.Cherry focaccia is one of the most delicious focaccia bread .
- Multigrain flour/All purpose flour – 1.5cup
- Yeast – 1 tsp (instant)
- Salt – 1/2 tsp
- Olive oil-3 tbsp
- Sugar – 1 tsp
- Semolina –2 tbsp
- Garlic powder-1 tsp
- Water – 1/2 cup(warm)
- Mix Italian herbs(rosemary,thyme,basil,oregano) – 2 tbsp
- Red chili flakes-1/2 tsp
- Cherry -10- cut into half(remove seeds)
- Fresh rosemary-2 tbsp
- Black paper crushed – 1 tsp
Step 1 – In bowl take warm water, sugar, yeast and mix then keep aside for 5 minutes.
Step 2– Take flour in one big bowl. Add semolina, salt and yeast mixture, mix it and knead for 5 minutes then add olive oil and kneed 10 minutes. Cover dough and keep aside for 1 hour.
Step 3 –After 1 hour when you open dough it will be almost double/triple in size. Punch it add 1 tbsp Italian herbs, 1 tbsp olive oil,garlic powder then mix it & knead for 5-8 minute. Cut dough to 2 parts and roll it round . Place it into baking tray and spread it with finger give round/ oval/square shape. Cover it for 45 minutes.
Step 4 – Preheat oven to 350f/180c for 10 minutes.
Step 5 – After 45 minutes, make finger incisions on the top of bread and drizzle olive oil and 1 tbsp Italian herbs, black paper,fresh rosemary also put cherry and Cover the dough for 10 minutes then place in preheat oven 180c for 20-25 minutes till upper surface and all sides becomes brown. Take out focaccia from baking tin and serve hot.