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The Modern Baker Challenge: Breads – Pita Bread

Pita bread was the next recipe I tackled for the Modern Baker Challenge. I do have a very good pita bread recipe (which is from the BBA Challenge) that always works and results in delicious pita bread, so I was curious how this recipe would compare to my go-to recipe. Continue reading >>


The Daring Cooks’ Challenges 02/10: Mezze

The 2010 February Daring Cooks’ Challenge was hosted by Michele of Veggie Num Nums. Michele chose to challenge everyone to make mezze based on various recipes from Claudia Roden, Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Dugid.

This was my first challenge with the Daring Cooks – and what a challenge this was! Mezze is a selection of small dishes or appetizers in Middle Eastern cuisine. I’ve never heard of tabbouleh or fattoush before. I have heard of hummus and falafel before, but have never had any. I’ve had tzatziki before, but no raita. So, this was going to be a really interesting challenge for me. The only thing I was kind of familiar with was the pita bread. Thanks to my participation in the BBA Challenge I’ve made pita bread before. Anyway, but this challenge requested following Michele’s recipe for pita bread, so that’s what I did. Continue reading >>