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French flatbread - Fougasse

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French flatbread - Fougasse


  • In a mixer’s bowl add the yeast, the water, the sugar, and whisk well. Ideally, you should set the mixture aside for 5-10 minutes for the yeast to be activated.
  • Add the flour and beat with the hook attachment for 7-8 minutes, until a dough is shaped. About 1 minute before the dough is ready, add the salt. The dough will be quite sticky.
  • Transfer to a floured bowl, cover with plastic wrap and allow about 1 hour for the dough to double in volume. You can dust your hands with flour to easily transfer the dough to the bowl.
  • Preheat the oven to 200ο C (390ο F) set to fan.
  • Place your dough on a floured working surface and cut it into 4 pieces. With a rolling pin, roll out each piece into an oval sheet, about 30 cm long, and transfer it to a baking pan lined with parchment paper.
  • In a bowl add the water, the sugar, and mix.
  • With a pastry brush, spread the sugar-water mixture over the surface of the dough, and with a knife, score cuts down the center and the sides of the dough to shape it however you like.
  • Sprinkle each flatbread with sesame seeds or poppy seeds or rosemary and salt, and bake for 13-15 minutes.
  • Place a frying pan over high heat and add the butter. Let it melt and turn lightly golden.
  • Serve the fougasse with the melted butter.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
10 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
5 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
3 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
13 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
2 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
14 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
8 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
3 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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