Cherry tomatoes, oregano & hemp seeds Focaccia

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Focaccia for me is a special treat on special occasion but some people I’ve met in Sardinia can eat it every day. It has soft texture and you can feel the “fat” of the olive oil. Plus, this combination of herbs and cherry tomatoes is kind of insane!… I don’t have the Nonna’s recipe but I share with you this basic one I’ve learnt when I was doing CAP Patissier and I had a short bread-baking formation.

Ingredients:

  • Fresh yeast 15g
  • Water 200g
  • Wheat flour 400g
  • Extra virgin olive oil 40ml
  • Salt 1/2 teaspoon
  • Herbs you like: origano, hemp seeds, basil, onion…Make it tasty 🙂
  • Cherry tomatoes, a dozen cutted in half 

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Make the dough: combine all ingredients except the cherry tomatoes and a little bit of olive oil (5ml).

As usual in bread baking, leave the dough rise for about one and half hour – until it doubled. Then, put the gas off with your hand, and put in the mold, use the rest of the olive oil and add the cherry tomatoes. Leave it rise for 15min and, in the meantime, preheat your oven at 170°C.

Bake it for about 25 minutes.

You can enjoy it as simple as it is or make a Guacamole sauce or any other dips you like.

Can also add olives if you’d like (do not put the salt in this case, as they are really salty) – result is like this