Sourdough Focaccia

Recipe by: Aaron L.

This is one simple way on how to make your own Sourdough Focaccia using just a few ingredients and your Z Grill pellet smoker. You can enjoy it when having a coffee break or pair it with your favorite pasta. This recipe is absolutely amazing and will surely leave you wanting for more! Enjoy!



  • 390 gm water
  • 100 gm sourdough starter
  • 8 gm salt
  • 14 gm olive oil
  • 550 gm flour


  • Mix the water and starter.
  • Add the olive oil and salt.
  • Add the flour and mix well.
  • Move to oiled bowl/container.
  • 4-hour fermentation with 4 x 30 min folds and 2 hr rest.
  • Fridge for 8 hrs.
  • Then, take it out and bring up to temp for 2 hrs.
  • Line tray with oiled parchment, carefully turn in the dough, don’t handle roughly, and let it rest for 30 minutes.
  • Cover the dough in olive oil and put in dimples pushing fingers all the way to the bottom.
  • Put on the choice of toppings (lightly prodding some into the surface) and sprinkle of sea salt.
  • Bake at 232ºC for about 30minutes (but check for colour).
  • If your dough has proved overnight and is big but you’re not ready to bake, give it a single stretch and fold then leave it for a few hours covered to allow it to grow a bit again.


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