Take yeast in a small
bowl, add ½ cup lukewarm water, mix and keep the bowl in a warm place prove, for about 15 minutes. When bubbles appear it is ready to be used.
Take flour in a mixing
bowl, add salt and yeast mixture and mix lightly. Add 3 cups water, little at a time, and mix till the mixture forms a ball. Dust the worktop with dry flour, keep the flour mixture on it and knead for at least 10-15 minutes till it is very smooth and silky. Keep the dough in a clean large bowl, cover with plastic wrap or a damp cloth and let it rise for 1 hour.
Knock back the
dough and divide it into 4 equal portions. Shape each portion into a smooth ball, keep them on a tray, cover with damp cloth and let them rise for 20 minutes.
Preheat oven to
Flatten dough with
your fingertips stretching the ends a bit. Roll out with a rolling pin and transfer onto baking tray. Put tomato sauce, 1 ball of mozzarella cheese, whichever toppings you like, a few fresh basil leaves on the pizza base. Sprinkle a little salt and pepper powder on top.
Drizzle a little oil top.
Keep the tray in the
oven and bake for 8-10 minutes. Make more pizzas with the remaining dough in the same way.
Cut into wedges,
arrange them on a serving platter and serve hot.