When it comes to baking bread, focaccia is not only one of the tastiest but also one of the simplest varieties to make at home. Have a go at making this lovely focaccia to enjoy with family, topped with mushrooms, fresh thyme and some sundried tomatoes. This bread can be enjoyed on its own, with a number of dishes or when you when you need a fancy carb fix.


  • 500g strong white bread flour
  • 30ml water
  • 2 packets of dried yeast
  • 1 heaped tsp salt.
  • 2 tbsp olive oil (extra for drizzling)

For the topping:

  • 200g mushrooms (sliced)
  • 1 handful of fresh thyme (hard stalks removed and finely sliced)
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 handful of sundried tomatoes (sliced)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large mixing bowl, add the flour, yeast and salt and mix well and then add in the water gradually, and mix into…

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