Crossword clues for focaccia
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
by 1994, from Italian focaccia, from Late Latin focacia, fem. of focacius, used of breads baked under the ashes, from Latin focus "hearth, fireplace" (see focus (n.)). Cognate with Spanish hogaza, Old French foace "griddle cake" (Modern French fouasse "a cake, bun"), Provençal fogassa.
n. 1 (context uncountable English) A flat bread similar in style, composition, and texture to modern pizza doughs and topped with herbs, cheese and other products. Focaccia typically consists of high-gluten flour, oil, water, sugar, salt and yeast. 2 (context countable English) A sandwich made with this type of bread.
Focaccia is a flat oven-baked Italian bread product similar in style and texture to pizza doughs. It may be topped with herbs or other ingredients. Focaccia is popular in Italy and is usually seasoned with olive oil, salt, sometimes herbs, and may at times be topped with onion, cheese and meat. It might also be flavored with a number of vegetables. Focaccia can be used as a side to many meals, as a base for pizza, or as sandwich bread. Focaccia al rosmarino (focaccia with rosemary) is a common focaccia style in Italian cuisine that may be served as an antipasto, appetizer, table bread, or snack.
Usage examples of "focaccia".
I was getting used to, Italian focaccia bread and pate and a mad-sounding French cheese called Terroir, peaches and bananas and Greek yoghurt.
He took a bite of his grilled chicken on focaccia bread, chewed, wiped his mouth with a napkin, popped a French fry into his mouth, then took a long gulp of his lemon-lime Gatorade.
Barney said nothing as he stuffed a piece of olive oil-drenched focaccia into his mouth.
There was lobster bisque and baked salmon en croute and roasted vegetables and a leg of lamb and rosemary focaccia and watercress salad and a fabulously ornate wedding cake, chocolate in honor of the groom, that was topped with an odd pair: a pilot sporting a Red Baron hat and a sadistic-looking teacher whose ruler looked like a bayonet.
Focaccia alla salvia, torta pasqualina, trenette col pesto, trippa con il sugo di tocco, burrida, tomaxelle, cima alla Genovese, dozens more.
I do miss the food: strawberries macerated with balsamic vinegar, sugar and a little mint, Patti Jackson's wonderful watermelon parfait, the incredible focaccia, robiola and white truffle pizza, the carta di musica flatbread, served with sea salt and olive oil, the homemade pasta and freshly made tomato sauces.