Airy and tender with a crisp exterior homemade focaccia makes a perfect base for simple homemade pizza.
Jagerbomba. Its often described as a flat bread or italian flat bread. In a medium bowl combine the tomatoes garlic and salt and pepper to taste. 1 cup slightly warm water 222 grams it should feel just a tiny bit warmer than your body temperature to the touch 2 teaspoons active dry yeast 7 grams 2 12 cups bread flour 300 grams plus about 13 cup more for kneading 1 teaspoon kosher salt 7 grams plus more for sprinkling on top. Focaccia is in my own words a thick pizza bread seasoned with herbs andor vegetables.
But pizza dough uses very little yeast giving you a thin flat crust. What is focaccia bread. Slice and serve immediately. Not to mention with enough olive oil and salt even a not great focaccia is still pretty tasty.
Both focaccia and pizza dough are made with flour oil salt water and yeast. Meanwhile preheat the oven to 4250f. Bake until the focaccia pizza is golden brown around the edges and the cheese has melted 17 to 20 minutes. Plus it is a great beginner bread for inexperienced bakers as the dough is fairly simple to prepare and work with.
Let cool garnish slice and serve. Top the focaccia with the marinara sauce cheese and pizza toppings. Meanwhile finely grate 1 ounce parmesan cheese about 12 packed cup and tear 4 large fresh basil leaves. Brush the focaccia with the olive oil on the pan.
This focaccia pizza uses store bought pizza dough for an easy a twist on traditional italian focaccia bread and is topped with cheese and fresh cherry tomatoes or whatever your favorite toppings are. However this flat bread can easily resemble a pizza depending on what toppings you choose. Focaccia is also dimpled with fingers which helps the bread maintain its moisture. Cover the dough with plastic and let rise in a warm place until doubled in size about 1 hour.
Spread 12 cup of the tomato sauce over the dough. Spread the focaccia with the marinara sauce then scatter with the meatballs. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees f. Bake the focaccia pizza.
Transfer the focaccia bread from the pan onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Focaccia is a hardy bread seasoned with the meditteranean flavors of olive oil and takes a lot of heat in order to bake making it the perfect fit for a scorching hot pizza oven especially when covered in your favorite toppings. Return the focaccia to the oven for an additional 5 minutes until the cheese is melted.