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

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For those new to Roman-style pizza, the signature crust is delightfully spongey (like focaccia) but with a crispy, toothsome crust. Antonio Basada, Condé Nast Traveler, "13 Best Pizza Places in Chicago," 28 Feb. 2018 Visit artisan cheese purveyors, butchers, and fishmongers to sample local Ottawa ingredients, or head to La Bottega Nicastro for a made-to-order sandwich on their fresh herbed focaccia, served up from their bustling back counter. Destination Canada, Bon Appetit, "A Cyclist’s Guide to Ottawa’s Culinary Scene," 9 Apr. 2018 Scatter the vegetables all over the focaccia, and lightly press in with your fingertips, creating dimples in the soft dough. Devon S. Fredericks, House Beautiful, "The Easiest Focaccia You'll Ever Make," 3 July 2014 Form sandwiches with focaccia, chicken, slaw and hot honey. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Crispy Hot-Honey Chicken Sliders," 26 Nov. 2018 Let the focaccia cool for at least 15 minutes before slicing. Devon S. Fredericks, House Beautiful, "The Easiest Focaccia You'll Ever Make," 3 July 2014 Against all odds, Rosso succeeds in launching a focaccia business, but legal troubles soon follow. Liz Cantrell, Town & Country, "The Five Books Everyone Will Be Talking About in September," 5 Sep. 2018 Finally, drizzle the marinating oil over the top. 7 Let the focaccia rise, uncovered, for about 20 minutes. Devon S. Fredericks, House Beautiful, "The Easiest Focaccia You'll Ever Make," 3 July 2014 My dinner began with warm focaccia straight out of the bread oven; the sea bass fillet with roasted vegetables came smothered in too much olive oil. Anja Mutic, New York Times, "On Croatia’s Coast, Stunning Pools and a Mediterranean Mood," 5 May 2018

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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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