2 1/2-3 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup warm water or milk
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoons active dry yeast
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon salt
In a small bowl or glass, combine 1/2 cup warm water with yeast and sugar. Stir together and let rest 5-10 minutes, or until frothy.
Note: if mixture is not bubbly, discard and start again.
- Combine 2 cups flour with yeast mixture, remaining water, olive oil and salt, and mix together until a shaggy dough forms.
- Gradually continue adding flour until dough is smooth, then let rest 10 minutes.
- Use dough immediately, store in refrigerator for up to 3 days, or freeze for later use.