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Thursday, January 23 2014 00: 00

Potato Focaccia

Written by Azdora
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Potato Focaccia Potato Focaccia

La Focaccia stuffed potato or tasted simple, is an appetizer that I associate with Telethon. For years, friends of Cesena eat during the day of the marathon. It 'a nice lady to prepare it for everyone and every year I plan to try it myself. So this year, just had the recipe, I cooked. It 'was a success! It 'easy and is perfect for a snack or for a rustic dinner. This is the basic recipe, but it can be enriched with cubes of mortadella, crackling, sausage, olives, .... just use your imagination and try!

difficulties recipe for Preparation cooking Cost
Easy 6-8 people 30 min. + 90 min. rest
80 min. € 3-4

What is needed
Ingredient Quantity
flour kg. 1
white potatoes gr. 300
brewer's yeast gr. 50
olive oil qb
sale qb


  • Wash the potatoes thoroughly under running water, without peel, to remove excess ground.
  • Put the potatoes in their skins in a saucepan covered with water, add salt and bring to a boil.
  • Bake for 40 minutes (or the time needed depending on the size of the potatoes).
  • Drain and just warmed, peel.
  • Mash and collect the puree on the pastry. Allow to cool.
  • Meanwhile, dissolve the yeast in a glass of lukewarm water.
  • Add to mashed potatoes, flour and salt and mix.
  • Also add the dissolved yeast and begin to knead, adding a little at a time, the other warm water until you get a smooth, homogeneous and very soft.
  • Spread it out in a rectangular shape, the size of the drip pan or cake pan that will be used will have to be about 1 cm high. NOTE: If necessary, make two buns.
  • Line the pan with parchment paper. Irrorarla with plenty of olive oil and transferring our focaccia. If necessary, repeat the process with the second cake
  • Cover with a towel and let rise in warm place for about 90 minutes.


  • Light the fire at 170 °.
  • Check that the cake has risen. NB: should be doubled in height and very soft to the touch.
  • Coat the surface with oil and bake for 40 minutes. NB: As usual cooking is a function of your oven. You may need to bring the oven to 180 ° or leave the cake inside for a few more minutes.
  • Serve hot or cold; alone or accompanied by cold cuts and cheeses.
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