#TurkishByHJ – Crusty bread

Bread for the meze

Bread for the meze

Meze for 5 people

Including: Babaganoush, Broad beans hummus, Fresh tomato & almond Dip, Dolma and flat crusty breads.


White bread

White bread

  • 8 slices of white bread (20p)
  • Poppy seeds
  • Oregano
  • Paprika
  • Oil
  • Salt

Cost: 20p.


Flattening bread

Flattening bread

Pre heat the oven at 180°C.

Cut the crusts of the bread, keep the sticks separately. Now take a single slice of bread and lay it flat on the work top and flatten it as much as possible with a rolling pin. The slice must be as thin as the wall of a pitta bread.

Bread triangles

Bread triangles

Once the slice has been flatten, cut in 4 from corner to corn, thus creating 4 triangular thin slices. Repeat until all the slices have been treated the same way.

Take 3 bowls and put in each of them, 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil. In one of the bowls, add salt, poppy and mix. In the second bow, add salt, paprika and mix. In the last bowl, add salt, oregano and mix.

Paprika, poppy and oregano

Paprika, poppy and oregano

Prepare your oven tray. Dip a ¼ of the bread slices in the paprika mix, the other ¼ in the oregano mix ant 3rd quarter in the poppy mix and the last quarter will be left plain.

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Once the bread has been dipped in the mix, the pieces in one single layer on the oven tray. Once the tray is full, place it in the oven for 10 minutes at 180°C. Repeat until all the bread has been baked. Set aside until the time to serve the meze.

Serve as suggested below.

Meze by HJ

Meze by HJ


Next, I will be posting the Turkish main meal.


One thought on “#TurkishByHJ – Crusty bread

  1. Pingback: #TurkishByHJ – Kıymalı Fasulye-Ispanak | Made By Hortense

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