109.Wholemeal pizza base : Food Combining Hay Diet

The full text of the book published by Bloomsbury. Author Peter Thomson

Makes a pizza for four people

1 oz / 25 g fresh yeast or 1 tablespoon dried yeast +1 teaspoon sugar

1/4 pint / 150 ml warm milk

8 oz / 200g wholemeal flour

1/2 oz / 15g lard

salt to taste


  • Crumble the fresh yeast into the liquid or mix in the dried yeast and sugar. Keep warm until the yeast is working well.

  • Rub the lard into the flour.

  • Slowly, mix the flour into the liquid until a uniform dough is formed.

  • Knead for 1 minute into a stiff dough.

  • Roll the dough out to form a 12 inch / 30 cm circle and place on a greased baking tray.

  • Leave in a warm place for 30 minutes when it should have risen.

  • Add the non-protein topping.

  • Leave in a warm place for a further 30 minutes.

  • Bake in a preheated oven, gas mark 7, 425F, 220C for 20 - 25 minutes.

  • Serve hot.

Mixed vegetable topping: onion, mushroom, tomato, courgette, aubergine, all well chopped.

Curried fruit topping: grapes, sultanas, peach slices, onion, tomato, curry sauce to taste. All well chopped.