Fresh herb fougasse

Fresh herb fougasse

Try this salty, herby fougasse with dips for a relaxed starter when you need to feed a crowd.

For this recipe you will need a freestanding mixer with a dough hook, two large baking sheets, a large container for proving the dough, a pizza cutter and a pastry brush.


  • 500g/1lb 2oz strong white bread flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 10g/¼ fine salt
  • 7g sachet instant yeast
  • 2 tbsp olive oil, plus extra for greasing and drizzling
  • 350ml/12fl oz warm water
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh rosemary, plus extra to finish
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh thyme
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh sage
  • fine semolina, for dusting
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • sea salt flakes, crushed, to finish