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    Focaccia !!!

    This focaccia recipe is easy to make and easy to adapt. Try adding herbs such as rosemary or thyme, or perhaps some chopped dried tomatoes, ham, olives, etc..You don’t need to knead very strong !!!!! we are using the autolysis method.INGREDIENTS500g strong white bread flour300 ml water at 20º40 gr of high-quality cream butter ( an intermediate state between liquid and solid butter)40 gr of olive oil10 gr of salt 15 gr of fresh yeast (or 1 sachets dried easy blend yeast )herbs ( rosemary, thyme) or ham , olives, dried tomatoes, or chocolate and pistachios ( why not ?)Water, olive oil and salt to prepare the brine.METHOD1. Place the flour, butter, salt, yeast, olive oil and the water into a large bowl. 2. Gently stir with your hand or a wooden spoon or a spatula to form a homogeneous dough.3. Tip the dough out of the bowl and put it onto an oiled work surface.4. After 10 m, do a simply folded quickly ( 1 m more or less). Repeat this operation 3 or 4 times.5. The last one, split the dough in 2 or 4 parts and flat carefully the dough. Put in the middle herbs, tomatoes or whatever you want. Do a simple folded and rest the dough 10 m more. 6. Prepare some moulds. Lightly oil them with some olive oil and transfer the dough to moulds. Press gently until the dough cover completely the surface.7. Cover with a tea cloth and rest for 30 m or until the dough rises.8. Prepare the brine. The measures of it are up to you. For example, one measure of olive oil, 2 measures of water and 1 tablespoon of salt.9. Push down roughly on top of the dough like a piano to make lots of rough dips and wells.10. Cover with the brine and rest 10 m more. Preheat the oven at 250º11. Add more olive oil onto the surface and put into the oven for 12-15 m ( it depends on the oven)12. Rest for 5 m and leave it from the mould.And the result !This one is cooked in a wood oven. In more detail !With the same dough you can do \"coca de vidre\". You need to flat and cover the surface with sugar.This one is with arctichoke and cheeseEnjoy them !

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