Black Sesame Focaccia

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • one hour
  • 4 servings

Focaccia is a classic Italian starter, that you can find there in just about in place, from fancy restaurants to friendly neighborhood grocery stores. It’s a flat, oven-baked bread, similar in many ways to pizza. The toppings vary, depending on the region it was made. If you want to know how to make it from scratch, you can try our simple version of a classic focaccia, with just a touch of black sesame on top!

Ingredients Needed for Black Sesame Focaccia

0.5 ounce fresh yeast
½ teaspoon sugar
2 tablespoons of of warm water
1 ½ cups of flour
½ teaspoon baking powder
3 tablespoons of vegetable oil
black sesame seeds

How to Cook Black Sesame Focaccia

  1. Place the fresh yeast in a small bowl.
  2. Add sugar and pour the water over it. Mix with a fork to dissolve it.
  3. Add the flour in your food processor. Add baking powder and yeast.
  4. Set your mixer at high speed, and while your mixer is running, slowly pour the vegetable oil. If the mixture is too dry, you can add a 2-3 tablespoons of warm water.
  5. Mix until the dough is sticky. Let it rest for 30 minutes.
  6. Dust some flour on your working surface and knead the dough for 1-2 minutes. Stretch it by gently pressing the edges with your fingers.
  7. Place the dough on the bottom of a clay baker and top it with vegetable oil and black sesame seeds.
  8. Set the oven to 360°F/180°C.
  9. Bake the pita for 40 minutes.

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