The potato focaccia, in appearance very similar to a white pizza, is an easily affordable in many ovens of the peninsula.
Very soft inside, and crisp in its external. Its softness is due to the fact that among its ingredients include potatoes, very easy to work, usually high, and risen to perfection, given the time much shorter than the rising focaccia normal. I propose this recipe for all those who want to try at home, its success is guaranteed, and can be accomplished in a few hours. It is usually seasoned with extra virgin olive oil and aromatic herbs, like thyme and rosemary, but they are now in many a season with the classic ingredients of the pizza dish: tomato, mozzarella, anchovies and so on, and so forth.
INGREDIENTS FOR 8 PEOPLE
- Flour 00 500 g
- Small potatoes with white paste2 the 3 potatoes
- Warm water150 ml
- Fresh yeast15 g
- Extra virgin olive oil 3 spoons
- Sale2 pinches
- Rosemary Enough
Boil the potatoes in boiling water for about 20 minutes, then peel and mash. Let them cool completely.
In a large bowl sift the flour.
Add the mashed potatoes, salt and 3 tablespoons oil.
Dissolve yeast in a cup with warm water and add the resulting liquid little by little into the bowl with the flour. Begin to knead in the bowl to combine ingredients, then transfer the dough on a pastry board and continue to knead for ten minutes, until a soft ball and elastic
Let rise for about 1 and h 30 minutes or until the dough has doubled.
After rising time, divide the dough into 4 parties to spread in 4 baking trays in a thickness of about 1,5 cm and with 20 cm diameter.
Remember to grease the pans with plenty of extra virgin olive oil. Let the dough rise again lying in trays for just under an hour.
Before baking the cakes, season them to taste such as adding herbs, a pinch of salt and a little oil.
Preheat oven ventilated 220 °C, then bake the cakes and cook for about 20 minutes.
Serve hot, warm or cold.
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