This how-to guide will give you the steps you need to make your own Sourdough Focaccia Bread.
Keyword Sourdough Focaccia
Prep Time 5hours
Cook Time 30minutes
Total Time 5hours30minutes
SOURDOUGH FOCACCIA BREAD
1cupSourdough starteractive (225g)
HERB OLIVE OIL
In a large bowl add water, starter, flour, and salt. Mix 2 minutes, until blended smoothly. Cover and let rest for 1 hour (aka the "autolyse").
Stretch and fold the dough every 30 minutes for a total of 4 times. Covering dough after stretch and folds.WATCH YOUTUBE VIDEO ON HOW-TO-DO A STRETCH AND FOLD Stretch & Fold: grab one side of the dough, while in the bowl, lift and fold over. Quarter turn the bowl and repeat this four times for each stretch and fold.
Pour dough onto a floured surface. Fold into a rectangle, flour as needed, and put into a parchment paper lined (13" x 9") baking pan. Cover and rest 2 hours.
Preheat oven to 420°F.
Press all fingers into focaccia mix to make little dimples, stretching the dough to fill the pan. Brush with herb olive oil.
Bake @ 420°F for 30 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and rest 10 minutes, carefully remove from pan and slice on cutting board. Serve with olive oil and balsamic vinegar.