Focaccia with Elder Tree Flowers
- 1 lb all-purpose flour
- 1 lb milk
- 3 ½ oz lard
- 1 oz fresh yeast
- 4 eggs
- olive oil
With the flour, the yeast, the clarified pork fat, the eggs, a pinch of salt and the heated milk, prepare a very soft dough, worked for a long time by beating against the pastry board until it starts to come away from it.
Leave to rise in a warm place for about 2 hours, and then divide into three parts.
Separately, chop up the bacon, gently fry it in a little olive oil and drain it.
Take an oven dish with a high edge and place in it a portion of dough, spreading it over the bottom. Add some small slices of salami, a little bacon, chunks of cheese and some Elder Tree flowers broken up. Repeat the operation with another layer of dough and filling, cover with the remaining dough and other broken-up Elder Tree flowers.
Leave to rest for 1 hour and 30 minutes, then place in the oven at 425°.
When it has just begun to color, lower the heat and continue cooking for about 15 minutes.