Ancient Mesopotamian Bread

Ancient Mesopotamian Bread

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Lauren Conforti

By
@Hutt5asl

This bread was prepared by the Sumerians in Mesopotamia as early as 2,300 BC! I've read that it was probably the first recipe ever written down. Cool, huh? ^_^

When we were homeschooling the kids, we were learning about other countries. We let them pick a country and my husband would make a breakfast, lunch, dinner & a snack from that country... which led to some really, shall we say, unexpected meals. LOL! This is when we found this bread. My son especially loves it. It makes a sort of pita-type bread.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
makes 2 round flat breads

Ingredients

How to Make Ancient Mesopotamian Bread

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix the water, flour, and salt together slowly.
  2. Knead the dough and form it into flat round patties.
  3. Cover the dough with a cloth and let it sit overnight.
  4. The next day, bake it in an oven at 350°F for 30 minutes.
  5. *OPTIONAL: You could add pieces of dried fruit, like raisins or dates, or chopped nuts. You could also add various spices. The Mesopotamians did not have sugar, so if you want it sweeter, add some honey.

Printable Recipe Card

About Ancient Mesopotamian Bread

Course/Dish: Flatbreads Other Breads
Hashtags: #pita #flat



Show 6 Comments & Reviews

18 Brussels Sprout Recipes

18 Brussels Sprout Recipes


Brussels sprouts get such a bad rap. They are one of our favorite veggies! Their smoky flavor pairs deliciously with cheese, bacon, onions, nuts, and more. A healthy vegetable that is in season right now, now’s the time to start trying new and tasty Brussels sprout recipes. Scroll down for delicious ideas that are sure […]

8 Ways to Enjoy Banana Pudding

8 Ways to Enjoy Banana Pudding


What’s banana pudding? A Southern favorite, it is made with layers of vanilla pudding, vanilla wafer cookies, and sliced bananas. Then it’s topped with whipped cream. Creamy and decadent, if you love bananas, you’ll love this dessert. And, we’ve found eight ways you can enjoy it.

14 Fancy Valentine’s Day Dinner Recipes

14 Fancy Valentine’s Day Dinner Recipes


Skip making reservations this Valentine’s Day and enjoy a fancy dinner at home. No need to visit a steak house. Steak du Burgo can be recreated at home. Seafood your favorite? Try lobster ravioli or crab-stuffed lobster. Is it Valentine’s Day without chocolate? Easy molten chocolate cakes will give you a heavy dose of chocolate. […]