Fougasse Marvel: A French Artisan Bread Adventure

Dish recipes: Fougasse

Embark on a culinary journey with our Fougasse recipe an exquisite French artisan bread. Shaped into intricate patterns reminiscent of Provencal landscapes, this bread boasts a crispy crust and a soft, airy interior, making it a true masterpiece.


4 cups Bread Flour (480 g)

1 1/2 tsp Salt

1 tbsp Sugar

1 packet Active Dry Yeast (2 1/4 tsp)

1 1/4 cups Warm Water (300 ml)

2 tbsp Olive Oil

Fresh Herbs (Rosemary, Thyme, or Oregano)

Sea Salt Flakes (for sprinkling)


Activate Yeast:

Dissolve sugar in warm water, add yeast, and let it proof for 5-10 minutes until foamy.

Mix Dough:

In a large bowl, combine flour and salt. Make a well in the center and pour in the yeast mixture and olive oil. Mix until a dough forms.

Knead and Rise:

Knead the dough on a floured surface until smooth. Place it in an oiled bowl, cover, and let it rise until doubled in size.

Shape Fougasse:

Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C). Roll out the dough into an oval. With a knife, make cuts to form leaf-like patterns. Pull the cuts apart gently.

Herb Infusion:

Brush the dough with olive oil and sprinkle fresh herbs and sea salt flakes on top.

Bake to Perfection:

Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.


Fougasse is a delightful companion to soups, salads, or enjoyed on its own with a drizzle of olive oil. Share the artisanal experience with loved ones.

Elevate your baking skills and indulge in the allure of Fougasse an edible masterpiece that captures the essence of French artisan bread.