Spanish Crusty Bread Rolls

READY IN: 1hr 30mins




  • Mix the yeast in the warm water let sit in a warm place for 10 minutes.
  • Add the salt with the flour and sieve into a large bowl.
  • Using your fingers, mix in the extra virgin olive oil.
  • Slowly pour in the mixed yeast & work the dough with your hands (to a firm dough.
  • Place the dough on a flat floured surface . Knead the dough until it becomes firm and elastic.
  • Grease the bowl and place the dough inches Cover the bowl with a damp tea towel/cloth and set in a warm place until the dough has doubled in volume.
  • Once dough has doubled in size, remove the dough & knead it again on a floured surface, knock back to remove air pockets, until the dough feels smooth.
  • Return the dough to a covered bowl and let it rest 10-15 minutes should be sufficient.
  • Cut the dough as desired to form rolls or balls and place on greased baking sheet(s). Cut slits in top of bread as desired.
  • Let bread raise on baking sheet 30 minutes.
  • Place in a very hot oven (450 degrees F) for 30 minutes, or until the tops of the rolls become brown & sound hollow when knocked on the bottom. Remove the bread from baking sheet & allow to cool.