In this episode, Chef Maria Goretti transports you to the bylanes of Italy as she demonstrates how to make Ciabana, a thick Italian bread made from white flour. Sit back and enjoy the recipe.
Ciabata Recipe by Chef Maria Goretti

- Italian


- 2

Cooking Time

-20 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 15-17 Min


  • For Ciabata: 500 gm refined flour
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 400 ml water
  • 10 gm activated yeast
  • 100 gm semolina
  • FOR N
  • /


  1. 1

    Procedure to make Ciabata: In a bowl add refined flour, olive oil, warm water, salt, the activated yeast mix it and prepare a dough.
  2. 2

    Add oil in a tray and let the dough prove with a covered piece of cloth for 30 - 40 minutes.
  3. 3

    On the table top add semolina, flour, place the dough.
  4. 4

    Add some semolina and flour again on the dough and divide the dough into four parts.
  5. 5

    Place the dough on a baking tray and let it rest for 10 - 15 minutes.
  6. 6

    Bake the dough in a preheated oven at 200' C for 20 minutes.
  7. 7

    Once baked Ciabata is ready to serve.
Comments Added Successfully!

Related Content

About Chef

Meet the people behind the luscious food, delicious recipes and entertaining shows

Maria Goretti


Maria Goretti has a long list of accolades under her belt, from being a VJ and a dancer to an award-winning author. Her shows on LF are charged by her effervescent personality as she simplifies some of the most complicated cooking and baking techniques.

Other Shows by host:
I Want To Bake Free |
Recipes by chef:

Popular Recipe Blogs