Sunday, 5 June 2011

Manakeesh (pronounced ‘m-naeesh’)

Is a popular Levantine food consisting of dough topped with thyme, cheese, or ground meat. Similar to a pizza, it can be sliced or folded, and it can either be served for breakfast or lunch.

The Dough:

2 Cups of Flour
1 Cup Water
2 tsp Olive Oil
1/4 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Sugar

Dead simple isn't it?

and this is how it ended up looking :

 As i cant be bothered to make sure if ive got equally
sized dough balls. I just cut the dough out as i would with slicing a pizza. And then i get 8 equal dough parts!

And Voila!

At this point i'd preheat the oven to gas mark 5/190C/375F

I had a couple of filling in hand

Feta with dried parsely


Take on dough and
Try to roll it into a perfect circle. If you couldn't, dont worry i couldnt either lol!

 I really felt like cheddar so i grated some sprinkled some parsley and
black pepper.

Look at that right out of the oven yum yum!
15 mins later

Bonne Apettite!


  1. hello there, thank you for following, I love ur cooking, look yummy and thanks for sharing this pizzalike recipe. Will try when everybody at home :)

  2. I really have to try this. I am new to your blog and have spent some time browsing through your earlier entries. I'm so glad I did that. I really like the food and recipes you feature here and I'll definitely be back. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

  3. Nina thank you so much for you lovely comments i just adore far east asian food having lived there for a while i can tell you it is the best cuisine ever!

  4. Mary oh my i am truly fascinated with your recipes thank you so much for your kind words.. I'll be waiting!
    Take care :)