I made a Focaccia

in #food8 months ago

My sour dough starter has been a real gem and I have decided to start doing some different breads. Today we shall do a focaccia.


I made a general "almost" wet dough for my focaccia. I took 300 gram of starter, 700 gram of flour and 500 gram of water. Mixed it all up together and proceeded to knead it for 5-10 minutes. I let it proof for about 3-4 hours. As this is a natural yeast it does take more time. After the proofing I took out a piece, enough to fill my tray. I spread it out with my finger tips, trying to avoid breaking the air pockets formed up from proofing.

After the dough is formed in the pan, I took some fresh thyme and butter and decorated the top and the sprinkled a generous amount of rough salt. Then let it proof again and get your oven going. Ideally I would wanted to bake it at a high temp but our gas oven only gets to about 180 degrees (Celsius). In she went !!!


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After about 70 minutes this is what came out. The bake time is a bit longer in my oven as it's gas. Generally this would be a 30-45 min bake.


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Damn... just look at those bubbles, they might not be perfect as I use a gas oven that doesn't go hot enough but, that is still sexy!!!


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Cut them into lovely bite size snacks and there you have it, yummy, fresh focaccia


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To end it off I used my fresh focaccia to make some yummy sandwiches. Some fresh tomato, rocket, green pepper and a poached egg with salt and pepper (topped the one off with some Worcester sauce) - Yum Yum.


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Next time I would try spreading the dough out a bit thicker, maybe about 2/3 centimeters think.

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