'CTB: Savory Baking From the Mediterranean' on Serious Eats

Cook the Book: Pita Bread

When you think "flatbread," it's likely that one of the first flatbreads that comes to mind is pita bread. Anissa Helou, who wrote this week's Cook the Book selection, offers this recipe for home baking in Savory Baking From the... More

Cook the Book: Potato Focaccia

And, as promised, here's the first recipe from Anissa Helou's Savory Baking From the Mediterranean. Since I mentioned focaccia first, that's what we'll lead off with today. According to Helou, "This focaccia is a specialty of Puglia, the 'heel' of... More

Cook the Book: 'Savory Bread From the Mediterranean'

I've actually never met Anissa Helou, the author of Savory Baking From the Mediterranean, but I'm sure she's annoyed with me for not including her pizza piece in A Slice of Heaven. Anissa, my humblest apologies. I just forgot. If you send it to me again, we'll post it on Slice, our pizza site. But in the meantime, we're going to be giving away five copies of Anissa's new book this week in this installment of Cook the Book. Savory Baking From the Mediterranean is filled with simple recipes that don't require the reader to be an expert bread baker. If you've ever wanted to make focaccia, pita bread, or even your own French milk rolls, stay tuned, because we'll... More

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