Photography by Barbara Abdeni Massaad & Raymond Yazbeck
The Arabic pizza that is fast becoming the world’s most favorite snack.
The man’oushe is the cherished national pie of Lebanon. It has a reserved place on the country’s breakfast table and has the unique ability to be worked into every meal of the day due to its simple versatility. This cookbook is dedicated entirely to the art of creating the perfect man’oushe. With over 70 simple recipes, it offers you a way to enjoy these typical pies- traditionally baked in street corner bakeries- in the comfort of your own home.
Man’oushe: Inside the Street Corner Lebanese Bakery is a journey to discover Lebanon’s favorite snack. One only has to leaf through the pages in order to realize that this typical Lebanese creation can be as simple as an on-the-go breakfast and as intricate as a family meal. Anyone who enjoys the simplicity of good food and appreciates a good story will love this book from cover to cover.
“Man’oushe is the definitive guide to baking the namesake flatbread. It is organized by topping, with chapters on za’atar, wild thyme, as well as ones on sweet renditions like chocolate and halawa.” —Felicia Campbell, Saveur