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Old 04-28-2014, 03:53 PM   #31
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Sounds great Charlie.
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Old 04-28-2014, 05:22 PM   #32
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Which do you think the girls will like? I'm thinking the focaccia dough might bake up with those nice large holes that are great in bread, but not so great for holding pizza toppings.
But aren't the holes in focaccia put there on purpose? So they could be left out (that sounds a bit odd but you know what I mean)

When I'm making pizza at home I use an ordinary white bread dough recipe with a slug of olive oil replacing a little of the water at the mixing stage. (My Italian neighbour taught me).

I think I'd probably go with the focaccia dough for your daughter's party. Just because the kids are young doesn't mean they don't deserve grown up food.
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Old 04-28-2014, 06:04 PM   #33
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But aren't the holes in focaccia put there on purpose? So they could be left out (that sounds a bit odd but you know what I mean)...

The indentations in focaccia are there to minimize its balooning up during baking.

Both pizza and focaccia are traditionally made with 00 flour. This is a low protein flour, usually lower than all-purpose or bread flours.
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Old 04-28-2014, 08:29 PM   #34
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But aren't the holes in focaccia put there on purpose? So they could be left out (that sounds a bit odd but you know what I mean)

When I'm making pizza at home I use an ordinary white bread dough recipe with a slug of olive oil replacing a little of the water at the mixing stage. (My Italian neighbour taught me).

I think I'd probably go with the focaccia dough for your daughter's party. Just because the kids are young doesn't mean they don't deserve grown up food.
You know how you often say you should read the entire thread before responding? The party was yesterday :-)
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Charlie, great news, I'm glad it was such a success.
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Old 04-28-2014, 11:53 PM   #36
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One for your daughter reaching her 13th birthday.

Charlie, Moses may have led your people to the land of Milk and Honey. But even today, if you want to keep a Kosher Orthodox home, you don't have it very easy. Congratulations to your and your wife for making it such a special day and yet sticking to the laws of your religion. Quite an accomplishment.
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You know how you often say you should read the entire thread before responding? The party was yesterday :-)
I could be rude here but I see that is your prerogative.
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The indentations in focaccia are there to minimize its balooning up during baking.

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Yes. I thought the other post was referring to the slashes that are sometimes cut in focaccia (my Italian neighbour again), giving it a slightly lacy effect which the pizza toppings would fall through. Sorry for any confusion.
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Yes. I thought the other post was referring to the slashes that are sometimes cut in focaccia (my Italian neighbour again), giving it a slightly lacy effect which the pizza toppings would fall through. Sorry for any confusion.

I think the point was to use the focaccia dough to make a pizza crust. Not to make a foccaccia then top it with pizza toppings. So the lacy effect of a focaccia bread would not be an issue.
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I could be rude here but I see that is your prerogative.
I was trying to be helpful. You have been rude without apparently even trying.
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