'flatbreads' on Serious Eats

Gluten-Free Tuesday: Skillet Flatbread

If you're in the mood for bread but it's too hot to turn on the oven, then I've got the perfect recipe for you. Hearty but delicate, this versatile flatbread goes well with whatever lands on your summer table, from barbecue to the simplest garden salad. Made quickly in a hot skillet, they're an easy way to enjoy bread without waiting for it to rise. And although they may resemble "wraps," they're best eaten out of hand. More

S. H. Fernando Jr.'s Hoppers

Hoppers, a Sri Lankan roadside snack, are delicate sourdough crepes made with coconut milk and rice flour. Cooked in a high-sided spherical pan, the batter is swirled around during the cooking process, making for lacey-crisp edges and a tender center. They're a wonderful vehicle for scooping up saucy curries, or if you're a fan of all things eggy, feel free to crack an egg in the middle of one of these guys. More

S. H. Fernando Jr.'s Hoppers

Hoppers, a Sri Lankan roadside snack are delicate sourdough crepes made with coconut milk and rice flour. Cooked in a high-sided spherical pan, the batter is swirled around during the cooking process making for lacey-crisp edges and a tender center. S.H. Fernando Jr., author of Rice & Curry says that they're a wonderful vehicle for scooping up saucy curries, or if you're a fan of all things eggy, feel free to crack an egg in the middle of one of these guys for a Sri Lankan breakfast of champions. More

Bread Baking: Lemon Basil Flatbreads

Flatbreads are great. You can eat them as wraps for sandwiches, or tear them up and use them as a vehicle for dips or to sop up gravy. Call them tortillas and fill them with spicy Mexican flavors, or call them pitas and fill them with lamb and tzatziki. If you make too many, cut them in triangles and put them in a low oven to get crispy, and you've got chips. What's not to love? More

Jamba Juice's New California Flatbreads: We Ate Them So You Don't Have To

"It's the coal in your pizza stocking." In making my way through one of Jamba Juice's new California Flatbreads, I could only find one reason to be thankful— that they didn't call them "pizzas." To have done so would've constituted a disgrace to the name of pizza. As it is, they're only a disgrace to flatbreads, and California. Which, I presume, readers of this blog don't care about quite as much. Currently in limited release in New York City, the $4 flatbreads are marketed as a healthy alternative to fast food lunches, an on-the-go personal pizza for the conscientious eater.... More

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

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