Pita Bread


Preparation info

  • Makes


    pita breads
    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Modern Baker

The Modern Baker

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2008

  • About

I was fascinated the first time I made pita and actually saw it puff into a balloon in the oven during its short baking time. My ideal pita is served at Moustache, a Middle Eastern restaurant near where I live in Greenwich Village. It makes some of the best Middle Eastern food I have ever eaten. Their pita is large, puffy, and always baked to order—it is a real treat. Pita is fun to make for a small, casual party. If your kitchen is large enough, let the guests help bake the bread while you