The Mediterranean diet is a centuries-old eating lifestyle, originally followed by the people living around the Mediterranean Sea, which has been scientifically proven to be one of the healthiest diets in the world, able to prevent everything from cancer to heart disease. The Mediterranean diet is characterized by a high intake of vegetables, fruits and carbohydrates, with olive oil as main source of fat, which makes this diet high rich in fiber, phytochemicals and antioxidants.
This is a typical recipe from Puglia, in particular from Bari, indeed this focaccia is called barese. Every time is perfect to enjoy it and it can be served hot or cold. As main meal you can eat it along with some cheese, cured mix or salad. This recipe comes from a special Pugliese aunt, Maria, directly from her book, so believe us that its taste is just pure goodness!