1 ½ tsp dried yeast
1 tsp sugar
2 Tbsp olive oil, but extra for oiling
1 cup warm water
2 ¾ cups flour, plus extra for sprinkling
salt and pepper
Mix yeast with 3 Tbsp water. Set aside for 10 minutes or until it is frothy. Sift the flour into a bowl and add the sugar, salt, and pepper. Then make a well in the center. Pour the yeast, water, and oil into the well, Use your hands to mix everything together. Sprinkle flour over a clean work surface. Then knead the dough for 8 minutes, until it is smooth and elastic. Oil a large bowl. Put in the dough, and cover with plastic wrap. Leave in a warm place until the dough has doubled in size. Is it ready? Poke hole sin the dough. If the holes stay, it’s ready. Punch down with your fists and place on a floured surface. Knead again. Cut into four pieces. Rollout. 425 degrees for 12 minutes.