Crispy, soft and delicious! Focaccia is the perfect fresh homemade appetizer or side to serve alongside dinner. This list includes the best Focaccia toppings. There truly is something for everyone to enjoy.
What is Focaccia?
You’ve seen this traditional Italian bread all over the internet. Tiktok, Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram – you name it! This delicious bread has taken the internet by storm and people have made many different fun variations. Traditional focaccia bread is usually square or circular and is served as a side or appetizer. The main ingredients in focaccia include flour, olive oil, yeast and herbs.
Common herbs and seasoning used to make focaccia include garlic, oregano, thyme, rosemary and sea salt which gives the bread an addictive mouth-watering, savory taste. The bread itself has a similar taste to pizza crust however it is slightly thicker.
Most focaccia bread is made with flour with a high gluten content but it is still possible to make Focaccia bread with gluten-free flour.
How to make Focaccia?
The great thing about focaccia is that it can be made in several different ways. For example, some recipes include cheese while others have olives. However, you decide to make your Foccacia the main ingredients remain the same in most recipes.
The main idea is to combine dry ingredients in a bowl. Then create a well in the middle of the flour mix and add the wet ingredients. Once you add the wet ingredients you can begin to mix them all together and start kneading the ingredients to form a dough. You will then need to leave the dough to rise for 35-45 minutes before baking
Once the dough has risen, you can add it to a baking dish or tray, press your fingers into the dough, add oil and any topping of your choice. Then finally bake the bread in a preheated oven for 20 minutes or until golden and enjoy!
This round-up includes all of the best focaccia Toppings You Should Try! From tomatoes to capers there really is something for everyone to enjoy. You can also get really creative and decorate focaccia bread with beautiful spring art using ingredients like herbs, tomatoes and red onions!
There are no real rules when it comes to toppings however, it is a good idea to add 2-3 toppings that complement each other well to make the best flavor combinations.
Some other popular toppings include garlic, cheese, olives, dried herbs and more!
What to Serve with Focaccia?
Serve Focaccia with pasta, as an appetizer, as sandwich bread with a filling, as pizza bread, or with salads.
Focaccia Toppings You Should Try
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