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fou·gasse

 (fo͞o-gäs′)
n.
A flat, often leaf-shaped bread from Provence flavored with olive oil and topped with herbs, olives, or other items.

[French, from Provençal fogatza, fogasa, hearth-cake, from Vulgar Latin *focācia, from Late Latin, feminine of focācius, of the hearth; see focaccia.]

fougasse

(fuːˈɡɑːs)
n
1. (Cookery) a type of bread made with olive oil
2. (Military) military a fougade
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Mama |Marseille While culture vultures and foodies will nd something to love in Marseille, from the Philippe Starck-designed Mama Shelter hotel and Zaha Hadid's CMA CGM skyscraper, to the fougasse ('at bread lled with olives, cheese or anchovies), the heart of Marseille remains the port.
Mama |Marseille While culture vultures and foodies will find something to love in Marseille, from the Philippe Starck-designed Mama Shelter hotel and Zaha Hadid's CMA CGM skyscraper, to the fougasse (flat bread filled with olives, cheese or anchovies), the heart of Marseille remains the port.
29 BAKING B James Morton's fabulous fougasse bread is a real French fancy.
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Based in Clerk Street their Fougasse bread knocked the judges socks off and although they didn't a make it through to he next round the judges assured them they would be swooping in to taste some of their wonderful bakes soon.
4 WILD FLOUR BREAD Across the street from Osmosis, the back garden at Wild Flour is just the place to enjoy whipping cream scones and cheese fougasse.
Bakers will offer a wide array of bakery items such as chocolate, almond and all-butter croissants, French macarons, sweet and savory tarts, artisan breads, including French baguettes, batards, boules and fougasse, as well as Mimi's famous muffins.
The full day course will teach budding breadmakers how to make individual loaves, sesame plaits and Turkish flat bread, followed by fougasse and a variety of rolls, including pain d''epi, bread "shots" and poppy seed stars.
Four local women, including Fiona Gray, wife of the project's chairman Bruce, spent hours trying out new recipes on each other, and on the community, setting out a stall with different flavours of fougasse - a rustic bread, normally shaped like a ladder but which the women reinvented to be round like their waterwheel - and asking people to vote for their favourites.
Other starters include baked camembert, smoked salmon and Gruyere cheese croque and fougasse - French bread smothered in onions, garlic and herb butter and cheese.
But the real speciality and the reason Trish has come here is to see them making their famous fougasse.