Preparation

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Dissolve the yeast in 200ml lukewarm water.

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Mix the flour with the salt, pile on a floured work surface, make a well in the centre and pour in the yeast water and the oil.

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Using your hand, knead to a smooth dough.

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If the dough is too moist or too dry, add some flour or lukewarm water. The dough should not stick to your hands. Cover the dough and leave to rise in a warm place for 45 minutes.

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Knead the dough again and shape into a long narrow log.

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Shape into a ring and press the ends together well.

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Dust the dough ring with some flour.

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Cover with a cloth and leave to rise in a warm place for 45 minutes.

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Preheat the oven to 200Ā°C (180Ā°C fan, gas 6). Remove the cloth, place the dough ring on a baking tray lined with baking paper and bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes.