Making focaccia bread art is not only fun but delicious! Soft and wondrously chewy olive oil focaccia is the easiest bread in the world to make.

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 2 hrs 40 mins

Ingredients of Focaccia Garden

  • 3 cups whole wheat flour
  • 3 cups unbleached all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon yeast
  • 2 2/3 cups very warm water
  • 1 tablespoonsalt
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Assorted vegetables and herbs
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

How to make Focaccia Garden

  1. Mix the flour with the yeast in a bowl.
  2. Mix with hot water, add salt, and the 1/4 cup of olive oil.
  3. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap for one hour.
  4. Give the veggies a light coat of olive oil.
  5. When you’re ready to build your focaccia garden, coat a large baking sheet with oil.
  6. Turn the dough out of the bowl onto the pan. It will be sticky.
  7. Rub a little olive oil over the surface.
  8. Arrange your edible flowers and blooms on top, gently poking them into the rising dough.
  9. Drizzle a final dose of olive oil on the dough and vegetables.
  10. Sprinkle with the kosher salt.
  11. Bake about half an hour.
  12. Your Focaccia Garden is ready to serve.