Perilla Leaf Focaccia

Perilla leaves are easy to grow in the yard or even a small urban garden on a patio. They're great to use in salads and this focaccia.

Bread, Vegan

12/8/2021 6:44:00 PM

Perilla leaves are easy to grow in the yard or even a small urban garden on a patio. They're great to use in salads and this focaccia.

Though perilla look like large mint leaves, they are tender and mild, with notes of sesame. I love using them for salads and in this focaccia.

.When I was little my grandmother would often send me to the backyard to pick perilla leaves. They grew on stalks nearly as tall as I was on a small plot of rich soil behind our home. I was always so proud when I came back to the kitchen with a T-shirt full of leaves as big as my face. Perilla leaves are easy to grow in the yard or even a small urban garden on a patio. Though they look like large mint leaves, they are tender and mild, with notes of sesame. I love using them for salads and in this focaccia.

Such Unluckly Moment Has Never Been Seen! The Scariest Sports Accidents

Ingredients2¼ teaspoons active dry yeast1 tablespoon sugar1 cup (240g) warm water (between 100°F and 110°F)2½ cups (350g) all-purpose flour1 teaspoon salt½ cup (65g) extra-virgin olive oil2 cloves garlic, minced3 to 4 perilla leaves, cut into ribbons, plus 3 to 4 small whole leaves for topping

Coarse sea salt, for sprinklingStep 1In a small bowl, mix together the yeast, sugar, and warm water. Set it aside until the mixture starts to foam, about 10 minutes.Step 2Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine the flour, salt, garlic, ¼ cup of the olive oil, and the perilla ribbons. headtopics.com

Step 3Slowly pour the yeast mixture into the flour. Using a wooden spoon (or chopsticks), stir the mixture together until a dough forms. Using your hands, knead the dough for about 5 minutes. You can do this in the bowl or you can remove the dough and knead it on a floured surface.

Step 4Wash and rinse the bowl with warm water. Mist it with a little cooking spray and return the dough to the bowl. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap or a lid, and set it aside somewhere warm until it has doubled in size, about 1 hour. Re-cover the bowl with plastic wrap or a lid, and set it aside somewhere until it has doubled in size, about 45 minutes.

Step 5Punch the dough down to release excess gas. Knead it for another minute or so. Add the remaining ¼ cup olive oil to a medium pan (I use a cast-iron pan, but you can also use a 9-inch baking pan).Step 6Place the dough into the oiled pan and use the fingers of both hands to spread and press the dough so that it stretches to the edges of the pan. Flip the dough over and repeat, creating the trademark “dimpling” of focaccia. Cover the pan with a dry kitchen towel and let it sit for another 20 minutes.

Step 7Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 425°F.Step 8When the dough is ready to bake, sprinkle generously with sea salt and top with a few whole perilla leaves. Bake until golden brown, about 22 minutes.

Read more: epicurious »

Video: Ostriches run through streets of Chinese city - CNN Video

80 ostriches in China made a break for freedom after a farmer failed to secure a gate

Unofficial Trump Propagandist Devin Nunes Makes It OfficialRepublican leaves Congress to lead Trump Media & Technology Group, where his job will barely change.

The Harm That Lingers From Childhood Emotional Neglect'The process of overcoming emotional neglect boils down to giving yourself what your parents could not: emotional attention, validation, and care.' Here's how to start, writes jwebbphd

Zendaya Wants to Make a “Love Story About Two Black Girls”“Something simple and beautiful, that leaves you happy and wanting to fall in love yourself.” So write the story and get it done. yes I'm not aware of any mainstream movies on the subject. It'll be a great change of pace from the constant diet of remakes and sequels Lollywood has been trying to shove down our throats.

Janette Manrara leaves fans awestruck with drastic hair transformationJanette Manrara had fans flabbergasted on Tuesday as the It Takes Two host debuted a whole new look my best cousin my cousin looking awesome lot of love 🍻💙

'Brazen assault in the middle of the day' leaves a boy dead, a neighborhood shakenAlexander's death compounds the horror and anger already roiling Los Angeles over a high-profile homicide in Beverly Hills and other recent crimes.

Pastor who performed in drag on HBO's 'We're Here' leaves churchAn Indiana pastor has been forced to leave his job after being criticized for performing in drag on the HBO show 'We're Here.' The show follows three drag who cares if he dressed in drag? people are so uptight. Heaven forbid the Christians from having to think critically about anything. It's hard enough for Christians to be hypocritical enough already Can you sue religion in general