A few months ago, we attended an ‘Arabic Pies’ cooking class hosted by the local Center for Arabic Culture. Such fun, and what a throwback to living in Jordan! Today, I’m presenting variations on two of what we made there.
- Za’atar. As I’ve stated before, it’s pretty freaking fantastic. Granted, I may have slightly skewed standards. But you can put it on anything. Seriously, anything. But especially bread.
- Cheese. I didn’t feel like making a trip to the Armenian grocery store in the rain, so I used Queso Fresco. Previously, I’ve also tried a mix of goat and cheddar. Traditional, no but delicious yes ?!
These flatbread are super easy. And, unlike pita and naan, you can bake the whole batch at once – a huge win, especially when cooking for a crowd. I also view them as a great entree to Middle Eastern flavors because, who doesn’t like savory pies? …