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Pita bread, pitta bread, flat bread or pocket bread?

Pita bread, pitta bread, flat bread or pocket bread?

Why are pittas so popular?  Pitta bread is a staple food throughout the Levant, the countries that stretch from Turkey, down along the Mediterranean coast to Israel, and onto Egypt. The popularity of these breads has grown unimaginably in the UK. As people travel further, they tend to try new foods when they travel. Without a doubt, anyone venturing to Egypt, Israel, Jordan or Turkey will have sampled different types of pitta bread and discovered how soft and delicious they are, filled with an array of middle-eastern salads, barbecued meat and fish fillings. Mamoosh Pittas from Newhaven, East Sussex Einat...

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5 tasty and quick pitta sandwich fillings

5 tasty and quick pitta sandwich fillings

Mamoosh artisan pittas are a culinary experience, tasting totally different to other pitta breads, and the secret is in our baking methods. We use a unique flour blend, and all natural ingredients in both our white and wholemeal pitta breads. Baked in a purpose-built oven, our pittas and are soft and fluffy having a natural pocket sturdy enough to hold any pitta sandwich filling. Warm autumn sandwiches go down a treat on darker evenings. So, whether you are looking for a filling snack when your children get home, or you’re planning a Halloween or Bonfire Night party, here are 5 flavoursome pitta sandwich fillings...

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What are Ma’amul?

What are Ma’amul?

Is it a biscuit or is it a cake? A good question. Ma’amul are essentially decorative filled biscuits. They are sometimes called Middle-Eastern cookies. Definitely sweet, though not overly sweet like baklava, they are delicate and crumbly, with a decorative biscuit exterior that is familiar to most people. They get called lots of different names….  Ma’amul is spelled different ways including Ma’amol Ma’amoul or Ma’amul are all common spellings. What is in Ma'amul? Ma’amul are filled with a fine or a medium-fine paste of dried fruit, nuts or a combination of both. Dates, pistachio, walnut, almond and even dried fig...

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