Garden Focaccia

I really loved the idea of the beautiful Garden Focaccia the first time I've seen it, and of course, I wanted to recreate it in my own way and of course all plant-based! It will not only amaze your loved ones with its look but with an incredible taste as well!


I'm so happy to share with you my variation of Garden Focaccia :)

But first, as usual, let's briefly take a look where this incredible food trend is coming from ;)


Focaccia is a flat, yeasted Italian bread similar in taste and texture to pizza dough. It's got a distinguished, almost tangy flavor that develops by letting the dough ferment in an overnight rise. It's usually baked on a baking stone(or sometimes a heavy skillet) to give it a crunchy exterior. A sprinkle of course salt is the original way of flavoring this bread, but it can be made in variations, including grape-rosemary and cracked black pepper. To get inspiration for your own focaccia art, here are some of the ways social media users are getting creative.


Teri of @vineyardbakerchanneled her "Vincent Vandough" in 2018 long before social distancing. Since bread baking on the rise, she decided to offer a tutorial for adults and kids alike on her website. Her mission: to offer inspiration in creating works of art on their focaccia with whatever's in the fridge. *source


Find the recipe below!

Prep: 45 min

Cook time: 20 min

Level: medium

Servings: 4 focaccias

Calories per serving: 375 kcal

Find the recipe & nutrition facts below :



For the yeast:

  • 1 1/4 cup warm water(not hot) (or plant milk)

  • 1/2 tbsp sugar (do not substitute)

  • 1 tbsp flour

  • 1 pcs. dry yeast (7 gr.)

For the dough:

  • 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour (400gr.)

  • 2/3 cups of semolina flour

  • 1 tsp salt

For decorating:

  • olive oil (for brushing)

  • cocktail tomatoes

  • rosemary

  • bell pepper

  • spring onion

Method:

Step 1: In a medium bowl mix together warm water with 1/2 tbsp of sugar, flour and add the dry yeast. Set aside for 10 mins.

Step 2: In a large bowl place flours and add in salt, and yeast mixture and start mixing until you form a non-sticky dough.

Step 3: Form a ball and cover with a kitchen towel. Set aside in a warm place for around 30 minutes or until the dough double its size.

Step 4: Preheat oven to 220C. (425F)

Step 5: Form from your focaccia dough around 4 loaves.

Step 6: Brush focaccias with olive oil.

Step 7: Start decorating your focaccias with different herbs and veggies.

Step 8: Bake your focaccia for around 20 minutes.

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