However this flat bread can easily resemble a pizza depending on what toppings you choose.
Tempura battered cod. Meanwhile finely grate 1 ounce parmesan cheese about 12 packed cup and tear 4 large fresh basil leaves. Bake until the focaccia pizza is golden brown around the edges and the cheese has melted 17 to 20 minutes. However focaccia uses more which makes the dough rise higher and gives it a fluffier texture. In a medium bowl combine the tomatoes garlic and salt and pepper to taste.
Bake the focaccia pizza. Tear the mozzarella slices and scatter them over the meatballs. Let cool garnish slice and serve. 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.
Both focaccia and pizza dough are made with flour oil salt water and yeast. But pizza dough uses very little yeast giving you a thin flat crust. Traditional focaccia is an italian yeast bread. Plus it is a great beginner bread for inexperienced bakers as the dough is fairly simple to prepare and work with.
Not to mention with enough olive oil and salt even a not great focaccia is still pretty tasty. Focaccia is in my own words a thick pizza bread seasoned with herbs andor vegetables. Its often described as a flat bread or italian flat bread. Focaccia is also dimpled with fingers which helps the bread maintain its moisture.
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. Spread 12 cup of the tomato sauce over the dough. Brush the focaccia with the olive oil on the pan. Cover the dough with plastic and let rise in a warm place until doubled in size about 1 hour.
Transfer the focaccia bread from the pan onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Airy and tender with a crisp exterior homemade focaccia makes a perfect base for simple homemade pizza. Return the focaccia to the oven for an additional 5 minutes until the cheese is melted. Meanwhile preheat the oven to 4250f.
Spread the focaccia with the marinara sauce then scatter with the meatballs. 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. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees f.