Habibi Pitta

Preparation info
  • Makes


    15 cm round pittas
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Nick Malgieri's Bread

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2012

  • About

Pitta, the Middle Eastern bread that bakes to a hollow disc with a ‘pocket,’ is as easy to prepare as it is fascinating to watch as it inflates in the oven. This recipe comes from my friends Jennifer Morris and Hosni Emam and is featured at Habibi and Habibi Café, their two Egyptian restaurants in Hong Kong. Habibi is also the place where I made my public belly-dancing debut. On my first trip to Asia, Jennifer met