Pita Bread, Lebni, Za’atar & Sriracha

A friend of mine was recently turned on to the simplicity of Arabic-themed breakfasts, a hodgepodge of pita bread, Lebni spread (yogurt with oil) and za’atar (a mix of dried herbs, sesame seeds, dried sumac, often times salt and other spices). While those ingredients are all fine and dandy by their lonesome (hit the above ingredients with a freshly sliced cucumber and you’ll be in Middle Eastern breakfast heaven), our friend Matt is one of the 99% who believe that everything can be made better through Sriracha.

Apparently this new dish is “the bomb.” For those up on their Middle Eastern cuisine, you’ll notice that most dishes aren’t traditionally complimented by a side of hot sauce, particularly Sriracha. But this new look might become part of my early morning breakfast routine!


By Elie Ayrouth

Elie is a product of Orange County, CA. In early 2012, his dentist diagnosed him with 8 different cavities, three of which on the same tooth, as a result of his 23-year Sour Patch Kid addiction.

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