Sourdough focaccia : Sourdough Discard Recipes

Play Video

In this video tutorial I show you how to make this simple sourdough focaccia. It is a great recipe to use up some sourdough discard and starter. Sourdough discard really is sourdough starter.

Ingredients for sourdough focaccia

250 grams white bread flour

100 grams sourdough starter or sourdough discard

175ml water

2 teaspoons salt

Italian herb mix (I buy mine in a jar)

Method for sourdough discard

Mix all the sourdough sourdough focaccia ingredients in a bowl, gently knead it in the bowl

Cover the bowl and leave it to rise until double in size

Prepare a cookie tray with some baking paper

Gently gather the dough in the bowl and transfer it to the baking tray, stretch it as best as you can into a focaccia shape

Flour or oil your hands if the dough is too sticky

Cover the dough with a piece of oiled clingfilm

Leave it to rest and rise for about 3o mins to an hour

Using floured fingers press random dimples into the dough

Sprinkle some salt on top and drizzle the olive oil on top

Pre-heat oven to 200 Celcius

Bake for about 30-40 minutes until golden brown on top

Remove from the oven, add more olive oil and herbs (optional)

Leave to cool slightly and serve

Sign up

To get notified of all latest developments including baking classes I am working on.