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Rosemary-Shallot Focaccia With Portuguese Cobrancosa Olive Oil

Rosemary-Shallot Focaccia With Portuguese Cobrancosa Olive Oil


  • 1 1/2 cups warm water
  • 3 tablespoons Oli+Ve’s Cobrancosa Olive Oil (plus extra 1/4 cup for drizzling)
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 3 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon instant yeast
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced shallots
  • 2 teaspoons fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon coarse sea salt for sprinkling on top(optional)


  • Lightly grease a 9" x 13" pan, and drizzle 1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil in the bottom.
  • Combine all of the ingredients, and beat at high speed with an electric mixer for 60 seconds
  • Scoop the sticky batter into the prepared pan, cover the pan, and let it rise at room temperature for 60 minutes, till it's become puffy.
  • While the dough is rising, preheat the oven to 375°F.
  • Gently poke the dough all over with your index finger.
  • Distribute sliced shallots and chopped rosemary evenly over the surface of the dough
  • Drizzle dough with 1/4 cup Cobrancosa extra virgin olive oil and sprinkle with sea salt, if desired.
  • Bake the bread till it's golden brown, 35 to 40 minutes
  • Remove it from the oven, wait 5 minutes, then turn it out of the pan onto a rack. Serve warm or at room temperature.