Booklet: Recipes from the World's Fair

Recipe Book Cover

 General Foods Corporation, Institutitional Food Service Division, White Plains, N.Y.

PITA (Israeli Bread)
1/2 envelopes dry yeast
1/4 cup warm water (110o - 115o)
1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/1 teaspoon salt
1/1 cup water
Dissolve yeast in warm water. Combine with flour, salt, and remaining water, mixing to form soft dough. Knead until smooth. Then make rolls.
To make rolls: Divide dough into 4 pieces. Knead each until smooth and round. Cover and let rise 30 minutes. Flatten balls with rolling pin. Cover and let rise 30 minutes longer. Place, bottom side up, on baking sheet. Bake at 500o for 10 minutes, or until well browned and puffed. Pitas will soften as they cool.
Yield: 4 rolls.
 Source: Maxwell House (a Division of GF) souvenir of the Fair


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