Recipe Tip: Focaccia Bread - Falstaff

Recipe Tip: Focaccia Bread - Falstaff

Top Recipe by Julian Kutos. All ingredients and tips for getting it right. Have you ever baked focaccia yourself? Julian Kutos has this classic with herbs and olives, ideal for an aperitif with friends.



    1. Step 1

      In a bowl, whisk together the water, milk and yeast. Add the flour, olive oil, salt and sugar. Work into a dough and knead for 10 minutes.
    2. Step 2

      Season the dough with sugar and salt. Cover and leave the dough to rest for 30 minutes at room temperature.
    3. Step 3

      Roll out the dough using a rolling pin, into a rectangle on a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper. Cover the dough with a tea towel and leave to rise for 45 minutes.
    4. Step 4

      Preheat oven to 200°C.
    5. Step 5

      For the herb oil, finely chop the herbs and mix with the olive oil. Pit and halve the olives.
    6. Step 6

      Remove the paper from the dough and press holes into the dough with your fingers. Brush with the herb oil and press olives into the holes. Bake the focaccia for 20 to 30 minutes.
    7. Step 7

      The focaccia should be lightly browned, soft and airy. Serve warm, dipped into olive oil and balsamic vinegar.