Lebanese Flat Breads with Za’atar and Other Toppings


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    thin breads
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By Aglaia Kremezi

Published 2014

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These flat breads, smeared with a thick paste of za’atar and olive oil, are the traditional Lebanese breakfast and snack, often complemented with labne—thick strained yogurt, similar to but creamier than Greek yogurt. They are not particularly photogenic, but they are deliciously aromatic and wholesome, a healthy street food. Vegetables—raw, sautéed, or pickled, as well as nuts and onions—are sometimes added to the thin, za’atar-topped bread, which is usually folded, wrapped in paper