June 22, 2007

Pita Bread with Hyssop and Kalamata

Pita Bread with Hyssop and Kalamata -
Few days ago ,zorra invited me to participate in the brand new monthly event: breadbakingday [BBD #01 -what a perfect name! ],thank you zorra. As zorra wrote in her post.." Use yeast, sourdough and any flour you like, but don’t forget to add the herb(s). ." ;So , here I am with my new Pita Bread, this time with fresh hyssop taken from 'my garden' .any other fresh herb can be used .
Pita Bread with Hyssop and Kalamata
For 12 Pita Breads
300 ml l ukewarm water
15 gr fresh yeast
2 TB olive oil
500 gr bread flour
2 ts salt
2.5 TB fresh herbs finely chopped
60 gr greek kalamata olives (or other olives) finely chopped
1.Mix the yeast into the water, add the olive oil and mix well. [can be mixed by hand or with your mixer help)
2. Add 1/2 cup of flour and mix well ; now add more flour (1/2 cup each time)and the salt until you get a soft dough.
3. Let the dough rest for 5 minutes.now knead it for few minutes .
4. Flatten the dough into a ball, spread the chopped herbs and olives on it, knead together for few minutes.
5. Let the dough rise for an hour .
6. Knead the dough for a minute or 2 and divide to 12 parts, roll each part to a small ball , let them rest for 10 minutes.
7. Preheat the oven to 250C , put in a large empty baking tin (or baking stone ); roll each ball to a 15 cm round . repeat with other balls.let them rise for 30 minutes.
8. Put 4 pita bread each time on the hot baking dish ,spray each pita with water and then bake them for 2- 5 minutes in the hot oven.
9. Cover the baked pita bread immediately in a kitchen towel . serve warm.. :-)

Pita Bread with Hyssop and Kalamata

Theme from a summer place + This one תודה לתומריקו שסייע לי להגיע לנעימה היפה, ולפורום האוכל של ווינט שכיוונו +Sandra Dee in A Summer Place

ההודעה המקורית בעניין הנעימה מפורום זיהוי שירים בתפוז
אם אתה שואל על הפרומו החדש של קשת לקיץ
מאת: קייזר ס ו ז הו 16/06/07 14:48
אז זה נעימת הנושא מהסרט a summer place שהלחין Max Steiner
במקור ביצוע אינסטרומנטליPercy Faith - Theme From A Summer Place
בפרומו זה ביצוע ווקאלי עם מילים שהוספו אח"כ נדמה לי שזה אנדי וויליאמס מבצע:
Andy Williams - A Summer Place העברית יוצאת הפוך בגלל צרוף עברית-אנגלית,עימכם הסליחה
breadbakingday #01 - bread with herbs

5.7.2007 - Thanks to zorra ,here is the bbd #01 - Bread with herbs - Roundup collection
Chanita Harel© כל הזכויות שמורות על תכנים ותמונות שלנו התפרסם היום בבלוג האוכל של חניתה הראל ורן This content belongs to Chanita Harel at My Mom’s Recipes And More. All writing and photography copyright © 2005-2010 unless otherwise indicated. All rights reserved.http://momsrecipesandmore.blogspot.com


zorra said...

I did not know Hyssop, but wiki is my friend. ;-) The pitas looks great. Thank you for participating.

Vcuisine said...

Its looks great. I think i can use Dates instead of herbs and olives. Once i had this bred here with dates and sesame seeds. It was so nice. Tks Viji

Ulrike said...

Wow, I didn't know what to do with the hyssop in my garden. Now I bake a bread...

João Pedro Diniz said...

great recipe, I'll try this one very soon

Helen said...

I purchased dried hyssop and now I have a great recipe to try it in. Thanks!

avital said...

what a great entry Chanit! Your pita bread looks really great.. and with kalamata olives.. yummy! I'll soon be trying your recipe!! Thanks

chanit said...

Thank you zorra
Wiki is my friend too.. the common or more popular hebrew word for this plant is 'zaatar' , but the same name was given to the zattar mixture.. :-)
Thanks for organizing all those wonderful Food events .

bakinghistory said...

I am trying this today, Chanit! :)

chanit said...

Hi Viji
What a great idea, to make a sweet pita , thank you ,
and thanks for your kind comments :-)

chanit said...

Thank you ulrike !
I'm waiting for my plant to grow faster...so I'll use it more.
thank for your comment ;-)

chanit said...

Joao pedro
Thanks for your comment,
I love the way you bake ! and I'm waiting for more :-)

chanit said...

helen ,
I'm glad for you, thanks for visiting ! ;-)

chanit said...

Thank you avital ! I'm glad to see you here :-)
.. I can eat kalamata olives with everything .

chanit said...

Thank you manuela :-)

Orchidea said...

Very nice recipe... I love pita bread!

chanit said...

Orchidea , thank you ! :-)

Sam Sotiropoulos said...

Thanks for sharing this recipe, I will be trying it out. :)

Anonymous said...

Chanit...thanks for the recipe...will be trying it tonight in charleston sc usa...in one month my wife and i are visiting our niece in israel(for our first visit)

Chanit Harel said...

Thank you frank ,I hope you'll enjoy and have a good time here in Israel :)

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