Scacciata

Matthew Fort's Sicilian bread is studded with sausagemeat and olives, making it a meal in itself
By Matthew Fort
Scacciata
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes plus rising
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

  • 600 g 00 plain flour
  • 20 g brewer's yeast
  • 50 ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 300 g pork sausage meat
  • 20 stoned black olives

Method

1. Mix the flour, yeast and olive oil with a large pinch of salt. Add enough warm water to make a stiff bread dough. Leave to rise in a warm place for 2-3 hours.

2. Preheat the oven to 190C/gas 5.

3. Roll out the dough into a long snake about 3cm thick. Coil into a round and stud with bits of sausagemeat and olives, tucking some down into the cracks.

4. Put on an oiled tray and bake for 30 minutes.

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