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Italian Restaurant La Focaccia
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The cuisine of our Restaurant La Focaccia (Resort Martino, Costa Rica) is carefully prepared to exalt the flavor of its ingredients. We believe deeply in the importance of organic products and for this reason we strive to deliver our guests only fresh and natural products.
Our fruits, juices, flours, meat, milk, eggs, cheese, and vegetables, are all natural and chosen with maximum care. Our breads, pastas, focaccia, lasagna, marmeladas and pastries are homemade strictly following the rules of our tradition.
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Alfonso Martino, the re-founder of the long hotel tradition, has spent most of his life searching for the real south-center Italian cuisine, especially the Naples cuisine which was deeply influenced by Greek, French, Spanish and Arabian cuisine
It has been millions of years since mankind realized the benefit and taste of cooked food over raw food. During this time the art of cooking has continuously been improving searching for the point of perfection. Various intents to create "Nouvelles Couisines", however, have failed many times. The recipe's of traditional cuisine is like musical notations. Although you can have your own interpretation of any music, you can never change a note or you will change the music. You can never change the ingredients of a recipe for that matter. Some of our guests believe only to taste the "Tortelli di Ricotta", the ancient recipe of Sorrento, is worth staying at the Martino Resort. Reserve Today!
Martino's Famous Rosemary Focaccia
1Kg Flour (00 variety)
30 g Salt
50 g Sugar
50 g Butter
350 g Water
350 g Skim Milk
50 g Beer Yeast
Rosemary (as desired)
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Kneed dough to consistency and let stand to rise for 25-30 min. Lightly oil a large flat baking (40x25cm) sheet. Form dough to pan at desired thickness (in Rome this is done very thin and in Naples very thick) Brush the surface of the dough with extra virgin olive oil and sprinkle Rosemary across the surface (to taste) Finish by sprinkling a few large chunks of Sale Grosso (large rock cooking salt) on the top. Place in preheated oven (220 Celsius or 428 Fahrenheit) Bake for 10 to 15 minutes (10 minutes will yield a crispier bread).
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