This variety of bread has become very popular. Middle Eastern people eat it with meals as well as use it for sandwiches.
A Middle Eastern flat bread which can be opened up to form a pocket which cab be stuffed with a variety of fillings. Throughout the Middle East, pitas are served with meals or cut into wedges and used to dip in dishes such as baba ganoush and hummus.
a flatbread available in white, whole wheat and sesame varieties. Pita breads come in two types -- thick and without a "pocket" to stuff and thin with a "pocket". The pocket breads are easily identified by their irregular, puffy shape.