foccacia


foccacia bread
Ingredients: 30 g yeast 1 tsp. sugar 3 1/3 cup (500 g) all purpose flour 1/4 cup (60 mL) extra virgin olive oil 1 tbs salt We prepare the dough as it is described here. For the yeast, we can buy it or we can make it as it is […]

How to Make a Basic Foccacia Dough


Traditional bread stove
Liquids: To dissolve and activate, the yeast needs some liquid (water, milk, etc). The quantity depends on the quality of the flour and on wether we want a dough that is soft, medium, or hard. Hard flour, richer in protein gluten, absorbs more water and thus makes more bread. usually […]

Ingredients of the flour


PIZZA DOUGH HOMEMADE
The pizza dough is easy to make and you can preserve it in the freezer. Ingredients: 400 g hard flour 2-3 tbsp olive oil 250 mL water 1 tsp salt Process: Sift the flour with the salt creating a little mountain*. Make a hole in the center and pour in […]

Homemade Pizza Dough



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The method of homemade yeast, or sourdough, or natural yeast is the oldest method ever used for the rising of the dough in order to make bread: Dough from flour and water sits in room temperature to absorb the living organisms that are in the air and they feed from […]

Homemade yeast (Sourdough)


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The idea of making bougatsa, comes from the geographical region of Byzantium; more specifically, from Konstantinople, when the City was still Greek, before 1453 A.D. that is. It is widely known that the Byzantines had a long tradition in the making of pies and desserts made in a pan. One […]

History of Bougatsa – Etymology