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Friday, January 13, 2012

"Focaccia" Courgettes and pine nuts


For the dough:
500 grams of flour 00
Fresh yeast, cube for a pound
Extra virgin olive oil, just a thread to keep the dough soften.


3 medium courgettes
1 clove of garlic
4 leaves of sage
About 1 tablespoon of pine nuts
Fresh parsley, 2-3 sprigs
Extra virgin olive oil
Salt and pepper
1 ½ dl white wine from the kitchen
50-60 grams of Parmigiano Reggiano
Butter for greasing the baking tray


In a bowl, prepare the dough for the cake.

Dissolve the fresh yeast in a small saucepan with a little 'warm water. In a bowl add the flour, salt, a drizzle of olive oil and the yeast dissolved. Start mixing by hand or with the appropriate mixer adding as much water as needed to form a consistency. Check that it is well salted. Work it for at least 10 minutes, then cover with a kitchen towel and let beside at least 1 ½ hours. It will be ready when it looks like this:

Wash and cut the courgettes into slices of 0.5 cm.
Finely chop the parsley. Wash and dry the sage.
Take a nonstick pan with the bottom and pour a little oil. Turn the plate over medium heat. Crush the garlic with the appropriate object and add oil. Let fry a few seconds add the sage and wine. Continue for a few minutes until it is dried in half.

Now add the courgettes, the chopped parsley and pine nuts. Season with salt and pepper. Check whether it's spicy enough. If necessary add a splash of wine. Remove from heat when the courgettes are still crunchy.


Heat oven to 180 º degrees

Grease the baking tray with a little butter

Remove the dough from the bowl with the help of a plastic spatula depositing it in the middle of the pan. Wipe the surface with a lot of flour because we will work with wooden rolling pin. Roll out the dough starting from the middle towards the corners so that it's all the same thickness.

Cut with the tip of a knife along the diagonal of every 5 cm.

Put in the oven at the bottom - for 5 minutes to ensure it increases in height. After that remove from the oven, add the ingredients set aside, a drizzle of olive oil and sprinkle with plenty of Parmesan cheese. Gonna put in the oven for another 15 minutes. Check that the fund is well cooked and serve immediately.

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