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               SCHIACCIATA CON NOCI (CORNMEAL FLATBREAD WITH
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Italian
                 Snacks                           Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2 1/2   ts           Dried yeast
    1 1/3   c            Warm water
    1       tb           Olive oil, optional
      3/4   c            Cornmeal
    3       c            Unbleached all-purpose flour
    1 1/2   ts           Salt
      3/4   c            Walnuts
                         Olive oil
                         Salt
 
   Stir the yeast into the water & let proof for 10
   minutes.  Stir in the olive oil.  Combine the
   cornmeal, flour & salt.  Whisk 2 c of htis mixture
   into the yeast.  Stir in the remainder & then knead
   for 10 minutes until smooth.  Knead in the walnuts.
   Place in a lightly oiled bowl, cover & let rise until
   doubled. Stretch or roll the dough to fit an 10 1/2 X
   15 1/2 oiled baking sheet. Cover & let rise till
   doubled.  Preheat the oven to 400F. Just before
   baking, make dimples ni the surface of the dough with
   your knuckles & drizzle with a wash of olive oil &
   sprinkle with salt.  Bake for 22 to 25 minutes, until
   golden.  Serve hot or at room temperature.
   This focaccia can be served either as a snack or as a
   part of an antipasto or as an hors d'oeuvre.  Or
   simply serve it in place of bread.
  
 
 
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