– For the dough: – 1 ⅓ cups warm tap water about 110 degrees – 2 ½ teaspoons 1 envelope active dry yeast – ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil plus more for pan and finishing – 3 ¼ cups unbleached all-purpose flour – 3 teaspoons sea salt – For the topping: – 1-3 teaspoons sea salt or kosher salt – 1-2 Tablespoons fresh rosemary chopped fine not the stems – Extra-virgin olive oil
Cook time: 30 min
2 hr 30 min
How is focaccia different from bread? Focaccia is an Italian flat bread that is a very popular street food in some part of Italy. Typically made with olive oil and fresh herbs. Focaccia gets baked at much higher temperature than other sorts of bread.
Does focaccia bread need to be refrigerated? Focaccia will keep fine stored in a large zipped lock bag on the counter for a day. It will get stale pretty quickly. It’s best to store any remaining focaccia in a large zipped lock bag in the refrigerator. Wrap any leftover focaccia in parchment paper, place it in the zipped lock bag, and store in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
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