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Eastern mediterranean flatbread

This summer flatbread is perfect for any barbecue

Flatbread

Recipe courtesy of Pyrex

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Method

  • Step 1

    Dissolve the yeast in the milk and let it sit for 5 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Mix the flour, yoghurt, milk-yeast and salt by hand or in a mixer fitted with a bread hook. Knead until a smooth elastic dough is formed.

  • Step 3

    Form the dough into a ball and place it in an oiled bowl. Cover with cling film and let it rise for around 4-6 hours until it has doubled in size.

  • Step 4

    Preheat a griddle pan and Pyrex glass baking tray.

  • Step 5

    Knock back the dough and divide into two then roll out each piece thinly with an oiled rolling pin on an oiled surface.

  • Step 6

    Place the dough on a hot griddle for 2-3 minutes to cook the underside.

  • Step 7

    Transfer onto the Pyrex glass baking tray to cook the top for 2 minutes.

  • Step 8

    Remove and dress generously, while still hot, with zaatar and olive oil to taste.

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