Samin Foccacia

600g lukewarm water

1.2 tsp active dry yeast

15g Honey

800g all purpose flour

18g salt (Diamond Crystal)

  1. Mix water, honey & yeast. Let sit for 5min
  2. Somewhat Mix water & flour
  3. Add 50g Olive oil
  4. Finish mixing dough. Leave @ room temp 12-14hrs
  5. Oil quarter sheet pan (~2-3Tbsp) & gently pour out
  6. Gently Stretch to pan. It won’t stretch the full way. Give it 1-2 more stretches w/in next 30min
  7. Either gently oil top or not. (to not dry out, Samin doesn’t)
  8. Mix 80g water & 5g salt for brine
  9. Oil hands. Dimple
  10. Pour brine all over
  11. Possibly add more oil on top
  12. Preheat oven to 450F
  13. Cook ~25min, check at 20. Add flaky salt midway if you want
  14. Enjoy.


Actual Recipe from Samin:

For the dough:

2½ cups (600 grams) lukewarm water

½ teaspoon active dry yeast

2½ teaspoons (15 grams) honey

5 1/3 cups (800 grams) all-purpose flour

2 tablespoons (18 grams) Diamond Crystal Kosher salt or 1 tablespoon fine sea salt

¼ cup (50 grams) extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for pan and finishing

Flaky salt for finishing

For the brine:

1½ teaspoons (5 grams) Diamond Crystal Kosher Salt

⅓ cup (80 grams) lukewarm water