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Focaccia Recipe with Dulse

Focaccia Recipe with Dulse

An easy focaccia recipe with dulse added brings new flavour and depth and umami flavour to this recipe. You can use any seaweed flakes in a focaccia recipe to bring out a wonderful flavour and a lovely fleck in the dough.

Serves 6

Prep time 1.5hrs, cooking time 30mins


  • 2 tbsp Dulse flakes
  • 375g plain white flour
  • 1 tbsp of dried active yeast
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 200ml warm water
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
Garlic oil:
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin oil
  • 1/2 tsp rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1 clove of garlic


  1. In a small frying pan place 4 tbsp of oil, finely diced garlic, rosemary and thyme and cook until garlic starts to fizz then place off heat
  2. Activate your dry yeast by placing it in a bowl of warm water for 2-3 minutes. Add the sugar then let it sit for a further 10 minutes waiting to see it start to bubble.
  3. In a bowl mix the flour, dulse, salt.
  4. Make a well in the centre of your flour mixture, pouring in 3 tbsp oil and the yeast mixture. Mix well so dough forms.
  5. Knead dough for 10 minutes or until it is smooth and elastic. Add more flour if it is too wet.
  6. Place dough in an oiled, 25cm cake tin. Cover and leave to rise for 30 minutes.
  7. Prod deep dimples in dough surface, drizzle garlic oil and cover again and leave to rise for 30 minutes.
  8. Bake at 200c for 20-25 minutes until risen and golden brown.

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