Oven-Baked Focaccia Bread from Garlic's of London
Combine sugar, yeast, and water in mixer and allow to bloom for 15-25 minutes.
Add salt, flour, and olive oil and knead in mixer until a developed gluten window has formed.
Proof for 40 minutes.
Knock back dough and spread onto well-oiled baking sheets.
Sprinkle with salt and herbs, and bake at 500F for 12 minutes.
Using a lifter, slide a cooling rack underneath the loaf and continue to bake for another 4 minutes until golden brown.
Baste with olive oil on tray.