The Stove Diary

Scattered notes and family stories

Page #5 – The gift of fire

Where is focaccia originally from? The ancient Romans with the term focus indicated the fire, but also more correctly the place of cooking. They used to cook a flatbread called focacius, precisely from focus. Similar to white pizza, but higher and softer, there is not only one recipe for focaccia, which is present in the … Continue reading Page #5 – The gift of fire

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