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 (fə-kä′chə, fō-)
A flat Italian bread traditionally flavored with olive oil and salt and often topped with herbs, onions, or other items.

[Italian, hearth-cake, from Vulgar Latin *focācia, from Late Latin, feminine of focācius, of the hearth, from Latin focus, hearth.]


(Cookery) a flat Italian bread made with olive oil and yeast
[from Italian]


(foʊˈkɑ tʃə)
n., pl. -cias.
a large, round, flat Italian bread, sprinkled before baking with olive oil, salt, and often herbs.
[1975–80; < Italian < Late Latin focacia (neuter pl.), derivative of Latin focus hearth]
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I was actually attempting to draw my old pal's attention to the fact thatHow long my red onion and rosemary focaccia - which he later described to the Red Lion inmates as "pizza without the meat and cheese" - had been awarded second prize in the show's Artisan Loaf category.
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FETA, AVOCADO AND ROAST PEPPER FOCACCIA Makes a large focaccia, the size of a large baking tray INGREDIENTS 500g strong white flour One sachet (7g) instant yeast 10g table salt 400g water 50g olive oil 1 red pepper 100g-150g feta cheese 1 avocado, ripe extra virgin olive oil sea salt black pepper METHOD 1 Place all the ingredients for the focaccia into a bowl - that's the flour, yeast, salt, water and oil.