Focaccia: Simple Breads From the Italian Oven
Focaccia: Simple Breads From the Italian Oven brings you more than 50 recipe ideas for this delicious flatbread. Many photos are inside of the finished recipes. You will enjoy a range of recipes options from savory to sweet.
Format: Softcover, 117 pages.
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Author: Carol Field
Description: Focaccia -- the delicious, crunchy flatbread whose dimpled surface is often fragrant with olive oil, crystals of sea salt, and fresh herbs -- is fast becoming as popular as its southern Italian cousin, pizza. Whether painted with tomatoes, dappled with cheeses, or punctuated with olives, focaccia is perfect for sandwiches, as an antipasto, or for snacks anytime. Made of the simplest bread dough and incredibly easy to prepare, focaccia can be baked in rectangular baking pans or in rounds like pizzas; it can even be sliced horizontally and filled with a variety of delicious ingredients limited only by the cook's imagination.
Lavishly illustrated with full-color photographs, this cookbook features over 50 recipes for this adaptable, satisfying Italian staple by noted cookbook author Carol Field. Treat your palate to Focaccias like Basil-Filled Spiral; Gorgonzola, Red Onion, and Walnut; and Whole-Wheat with Olive Paste. Add embellishments with such tempting additions as Creamy Cheese Spread and Artichoke or Mushroom Fillings, Indulge your sweet tooth with Focaccias like Raisin-Studded Cornmeal for a delightful breakfast variation.
Complete with a valuable guide to ingredients, equipment, and techniques, this cookbook is a glorious celebration of the rustic, versatile breads of Italy.
Condition: Good condition.
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