Possum’s Recipe Book

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Pizza Dough

1 pizza dough (or bought pizza base)
1 packet active dry yeast
Bread Flour (plain flour or 00 flour)
60ml olive oil
1tbsp fine salt
250ml warm water
For pizza dough                        makes 3-4 pizzas

Put the yeast and salt in a glass bowl. Add the oil, water and mix to combine.
Add the flour and mix together.
Knead well until you have a smooth dough.
Form the dough into a large ball and place it in a bowl and
cover it with a damp towel.
Let it stand for 5 minutes.
Cut into pieces of about 230g each or 3-4 balls of dough.
Form into small balls.
Let the small balls stand for at least an hour or until you need them.
Dough can be left in the fridge, for at least a day, covered with a damp cloth.
Remove from the refrigerator an hour before using.