How to make a Catania focaccia, traditional recipe for flat bread with anchovy fillets and sweet provolone, what ingredients are needed and a detailed description of the preparation process.
Ingredients for 4 people
- 250 g of pre-cut sweet provolone cheese into thin slices
- 400 g bread dough
- 50 g desalted anchovy fillets in small pieces
- 30 g lard
- 3 tablespoons of olive oil
- black pepper
- lard to grease the pan
How to prepare focaccia alla catanese
Divide the bread dough into two parts, one of which is slightly larger, and roll it out with a rolling pin to obtain two discs.
Grease the pan with a little lard and line it with the larger disk.
Spread half the flaky lard over the bottom, sprinkle with a drizzle of oil and distribute the slices of cheese and the chopped anchovy fillets on top.Recommended readings
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Sprinkle with freshly ground pepper and sprinkle with a drizzle of oil, then cover with the second disc of pasta, squeezing the edge around until it seals well.
With the tip of a sharp knife, make a cross incision in the center.
Prick all the pasta with a fork and distribute the remaining lard in small flakes.
Put in the preheated oven and cook for about 50 minutes, finally serve on the table without letting it cool.