Raisin Focaccia

Raisin Focaccia

Almost every time I go to San Francisco, I am tempted to get focaccia from the place with the blue awning in North Beach aka Liguria Bakery. 

On my most recent attempts in the last few years, I would get hyped up only to be let down by the bakery being closed over the holidays. When my friend Marrisa and I planned to take a day trip to San Francisco over our spring break, getting focaccia was the first thing to do before they ran out for the day.

There’s something so satisfying about being able to satiate a food craving that is exactly as you remember it. The focaccia at Liguria is light and fluffy but still has a slight chew. And of course let’s not forget the olive oil that gets absorbed in the bread leaving a sweet tang. I trekked that bread around for the morning and finally ate it under the cloud-filled sky in Union Square. It was double cloud heaven.

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