The Focaccia Pugliese. Puglia is a beautiful region, rich in history, culture and traditions. At his kitchen belong many recipes, with a characteristic that distinguishes them from all other regions, different recipes in relation to the seasons. During the spring and summer, are preferred vegetables and fish, while in the other seasons predominate legumes, the homemade pasta topped with different sauces, alone or combined with vegetables and fish.
Who knows the Puglia, surely knows the "orecchiette with ragu of horse meat", or the "orecchiette with turnip greens", the "Chicory with mashed beans", all recipes closely related to Mediterranean cuisine, cavatelli with mussels, or baked rice, Bari.
The recipe we will talk about today is the famous Apulian focaccia”
This product, is marketed throughout the peninsula, it can be found in most supermarkets. It is a thick focaccia, the dough is made with flour, water, sale, oil, yeast and potatoes. The sauce is made with cherry tomatoes, olives and oregano.
Ingredients of the cake Puglia
To prepare a good focaccia Puglia and cook in your oven at home you will need:
500 grams of flour
2 medium potatoes
Extra virgin olive oil
10 grams of yeast
Oregano, sale wholesale.
Preparation of the Apulian focaccia
Boil the potatoes and peel them. Dissolve the yeast in a glass of warm water (20 degrees around) In a container pour a little’ flour, schiacciateci inside the potatoes and add the yeast. Stir with a fork the mixture with flour and baking potatoes. Add some’ salt and start kneading gradually adding the other flour.
When the dough no longer requires flour, casks una palla, Cover the container with a cloth and let rise for 2 hours.
Preheat your oven 240 degrees.
Grease a baking pan with extra virgin olive oil and stendeteci the dough.
Season the pizza with cherry tomatoes, cut in half, green and black olives, oregano, oil and salt. The cooking will take approximately 30 minutes, controlled edge, when it will be perfectly golden sfornatela.
Serve piping hot.
Focaccia Pugliese you can eat accompanied by mozzarella burrata or stuffed with mortadella. E’ perfect if served in place of bread.
How do you prepare the cake Puglia at home? What is your recipe? Leave a comment on this page.
Puglia on wikipedia.