fo·​cac·​cia | \ fō-ˈkä-ch(ē-)ə How to pronounce focaccia (audio) \

Definition of focaccia

: a flat Italian bread typically seasoned with herbs and olive oil

Examples of focaccia in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One bakery provided a decades-old focaccia recipe, while Pistorio’s former roommate provided instructions for her own grandma’s polpettone, a kind of meatloaf. Stephanie Breijo, Los Angeles Times, 24 Aug. 2021 Customers will be able to take home sourdough or focaccia, or stop in and grab a cheddar-jalapeño-boar danish and a cup of Eiland drip coffee. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, 14 June 2021 That’s exactly how long until chef-owner Mark Tocco’s focaccia-like dough earns its chewy, buttery underside. Phillip Valys,, 26 Mar. 2021 Where to find the new focaccia Alimentari Aurora: $5-$13.50 per slice, depending on topping, $12-$13.50 for sandwiches, and $26 for a plain slab. Omar Mamoon, San Francisco Chronicle, 28 Jan. 2021 There’s an herb-ham focaccia with spreads ($35), a meat-cheese platter ($39), take-and-make truffle arancini ($22), mini meatballs ($26) and easy-to-assemble cannoli ($24). Rick Nelson, Star Tribune, 7 Dec. 2020 While some recipes call for fermenting a straight dough, like this focaccia, slowly, over many hours or even days, using a preferment tacks that extended fermentation time onto the front end, before the final dough is even mixed. Sarah Jampel, Bon Appétit, 11 Oct. 2020 Friends submitted photos of their French macarons and focaccia. Jenna Ross, Star Tribune, 1 Sep. 2020 The pizzeria will feature Sicilian-style pizza (with a focaccia-like crust) in slices and whole pies, along with sandwiches and sides. Louisa Chu,, 4 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of focaccia

1881, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for focaccia

Italian, from Late Latin focacia (neuter plural), from Latin focus hearth

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“Focaccia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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