Olive Focaccine: beautiful and tempting

Olive Focaccine: beautiful and tempting

Focaccine is a type of Italian bread that is similar to focaccia but smaller in size. It is often served as a snack or appetizer and can be flavored with a variety of ingredients, such as herbs, cheese, or olives. Focaccine can be soft and fluffy or crispy and chewy, depending on the recipe and how it is prepared. It is typically made with simple ingredients, such as flour, yeast, olive oil, and salt, and is baked in the oven until golden brown. Focaccine is a popular dish in Italy and can be found in many bakeries and restaurants throughout the country.

Here's a recipe for delicious and easy-to-make Olive Focaccine:


  • 2 and 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp active dry yeast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup olive oil, plus more for brushing
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1/2 cup chopped Kalamata olives
  • Coarse sea salt, for topping


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, yeast, and salt. Add the olive oil and warm water, and mix until a soft dough forms.
  2. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead for 5-7 minutes, or until smooth and elastic.
  3. Place the dough in a lightly oiled bowl, cover with a damp cloth, and let rise in a warm place for 1-2 hours, or until doubled in size.
  4. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  5. Punch down the risen dough and divide it into 12 equal pieces. Roll each piece into a ball and place it on the prepared baking sheet.
  6. Use your fingers to flatten each ball into a disc, about 1/4 inch thick.
  7. Sprinkle the chopped olives evenly over the top of each focaccine, pressing them gently into the dough.
  8. Brush the focaccine lightly with olive oil and sprinkle coarse sea salt over the top.
  9. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the focaccine are golden brown and crispy.
  10. Remove from the oven and let cool slightly before serving.

Enjoy your delicious Olive Focaccine!

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