Here is what you need...
1 cup water heated to 110 F
2 TB olive oil
3 cups bread flour
2 teaspoons sugar
1/2 tsp. salt 1 package active dry yeast
1 egg white, beaten
Here is what you do...
Spoon flour into measuring cup.
In large bowl combine flour, sugar, salt and yeast; mix well.
Add warm water and oil; mix well. Turn dough onto lightly floured surface. Knead ten minutes or until smooth. Place dough in lightly greased bowl and cover with plastic wrap and cloth towel. Let rise 30 to 40 minutes.
Sprinkle ungreased cookie sheet with cornmeal. Punch down dough. Cover dough with inverted bowl and let rest 15 minutes. Shape into loaf about 12 inches long. Place on corn meal coasted cookie sheet. Cover and ket rise for 35 minutes.
Heat oven to 375 F. With knife slash the dough on top and brush with egg whites. Bake 25 to 35 minutes, then cool a bit and enjoy!
I made this for my book review of Wings: A Novel of WW II Flygirls. Cross posted to Novel Meals.
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