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4 from 3 votes

A delicious Italian bread that can be served in its own or with just some soup to go along.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Served AsBrunch
Servings 6


  • For preparing the yeast : Milk - 1 cup + 1/3 rd cup
  • Sugar - 1 tsp
  • Active dry yeast - 1.75 tsp
  • For the bread dough : Flour maida - 3.25 cup
  • Salt - 2 tsp
  • Olive oil - 2 tbsp
  • For the topping : Olive oil - 1/4 th cup
  • Fresh parsley - 1/4 th cup
  • Dried rosemary - 1 tsp


  • Now mix the yeast mix with olive oil and pour into the Maida & salt.
  • Knead a soft dough and roll it so that it fits a 9 inch by 12 inch, baking tray.
  • Place this dough into the greased baking tray and leave it to rise or proof for 1.5 - 2 hrs in a warm environment.
  • Once the dough rises, make small dents into the dough. Pour the flavoured olive oil all over the dough evenly and place chopped olives.
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  • Bake this at 200 degree Celsius, in a preheated oven for 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile for the topping, heat the olive oil and add the chopped parsley and rosemary. Switch off the flame and leave it to cool. This will allow the oil to absorb all the flavours.

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Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee
Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee

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