I think I may say this every time I add a bread recipe but this is truly is my favourite so far. When pulled out of the oven you are instantly hit with the aroma of rosemary which smacks you in the face like a sucker punch from Mike Tyson.
We have good old Marks and Sparks to thank for introducing Brits to Ciabatta by introducing it into their stores in 1985. The name Ciabatta is derived from Ciabatta Polesano, taken from the area where it's Inventor, Cavallari lived. Well enough about the facts let's get on to the recipe so we can get on to the eating of the bacon sarnies, shall we.