1.5 cups warm water (43C/110F)
2 tsp sugar
1 packet dry yeast
3.5-4 cups bread flour
2 Tbs olive oil
2 tsp salt
Place the yeast and the sugar in the warm water and let it bloom for 5 minutes. (foam will develop if the yeast is active)
Mix in the flour 1 cup at a time.
Once the first cup is incorporated, add the oil and salt.
Mix until a soft dough is formed.
Let the dough proof for 45min to an hour.
(You can make your own or woolies has a great readymade option as well)
1 cup tomato paste
1 can of chopped tomatoes
1-2 TBS oregano to taste
2 TBS Italian seasoning
½ TBS salt
¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
1 tsp sugar
2 cloves of garlic chopped
Sliced brown mushrooms
Prosciutto / Parma ham / black forest
Grated mozzarella cheese