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Focaccia Pugliese (Focaccia From Puglia)

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Category: Italian, Appetizers, Snacks, Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • -----------------------------------DOUGH-----------------------------------
  • 8 oz Potatoes
  • 1 1/4 ts Dried yeast
  • 1 1/2 c Warm water
  • 3 3/4 c Durum flour
  • 2 ts Salt


3 tb Olie oil
1 lg Ripe tomato, cut into small
2 ts Capers, rinsed
1/2 ts Salt
1/2 ts Oregano

About 20 minutes before making the dough, peel the potatoes & boil them
until they are tender. Drain & mash them. Use the potatoes while they are
still warm. Stir the yeast into the warm water in a large mixing bowl. Add
the flour, potatoes & salt in two additions. Mix together. Knead for 10
minutes. Place the dough in a lightly oiled bowl, cover & let rise till
doubled. Divide the dough in half & shape into a ball. Place each ball into
a well oiled 9" roind baking pan & stretch the dough towards the edges.
Cover, let sit for 10 minutes & then stretch a little more. Cover again &
leave until it has doubled. Preheat the oven to 400F. Dimple the dough with
your finger. Sprinkle with olive oil & spread with tomatoes, capers, salt &
oregano. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes until golden. Cool on wire racks & eat
at room temperature.

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