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Type of focaccia from Genoa, cut into usual strips

Focaccia (Italian pronunciation: [foˈkattʃa]; Ligurian: fugassa [fyˈɡassa]) is a type of flatbread. It is cooked in the oven. Its style and texture is similar to the pizza dough. Focaccia may be used as a side to many meals. It can also be used as a base for sandwich bread.


  • Focaccia al rosmarino (focaccia with rosemary) is a common focaccia style. It may be served as an antipasto, appetizer, table bread, or snack.
  • Focaccia alla salvia (focaccia with sage), which is prepared by simply changing rosemary with sage.

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