March 25, 2010


You had to be there to understand. 
We can at least share some recipes.
Make them with a friend or two and they'll turn out better.
Join us April 17th for another delectable dinner!

Flatbread Recipe (Pita)

2 C lukewarm water
1 tbsp yeast
1 tbsp sugar
2C whole wheat flour
2C unbleached white flour (You can use 4C whole wheat)
1 tsp baking powder
2 tsp sea salt
1 tbsp egg replacer mixed with 4 tbsp warm water
1 tbsp lemon juice

Mix water with sugar and yeast. Let stand 10 min til bubbly.
Mix flour(s), baking powder, sea salt, then add lemon juice, egg replacer mixture, and yeast mixture
Mix in bowl til dough pulls away from sides.
Dump out and knead 100 times (add flour to board to prevent sticking)
Place dough ball back in bowl, cover with towel and place in fridge for 1 hour or more

Preheat oven to broil
Make sure stones/tiles are inside

*Form dough into balls, roll out to 1/8" - 1/4" thick
Bake in batches
Broil for 3 minutes, flip and broil for another couple minutes
Flatbread will puff up and turn a light golden brown

*It helps to do the last part with someone!

Olive-Artichoke Tapenade

jar of artichoke hearts (I got some from Trader Joes)
2 cans of black olives (regular and kalamata)
1/4 cup of toasted walnuts
4 tbsp ev olive oil
1 tbsp grated orange zest
1 garlic clove
cayenne pepper to liking

(other things you can add: capers, lemon juice, anchovies, herbs)

Put everything in food processor and blend together.


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