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n. 1 crispbread 2 any of various kinds of unleavened bread


n. any of various breads made from usually unleavened dough


A flatbread is a bread made with flour, water and salt, and then thoroughly rolled into flattened dough. Many flatbreads are unleavened—made without yeast—although some are slightly leavened, such as pita bread.

There are many other optional ingredients that flatbreads may contain, such as curry powder, diced jalapeños, chili powder, or black pepper. Olive oil or sesame oil may be added as well. Flatbreads can range from one millimeter to a few centimeters thick.

Usage examples of "flatbread".

Orest said with a grin, helping himself to a bit of flatbread and a sticky-sweet handful of dates before a servant could offer them.

She had given him fresh flatbread, cheese and a dish of eggs cooked with cinnamon, cumin, cardamom and fermented barley brine.

The serving maid brought her a supper of lamb grilled on skewers, lentils cooked with onions and bay leaves, plum juice, flatbread and cheese.

At an open-air eating house they bought dishes of olives, dates, liver patties, dried apricots and flatbread, along with a pitcher of grape juice, and settled down to wait.

He tore a piece of flatbread into the tiniest of crumbs, to the approval of the pigeons who came to forage by torchlight.

Valerios burned his fingers when he took the flatbread Urania offered him, but he refused to drop it.

First she molded living metal as southern bakers shaped flatbread, tossing rounds from hand to hand until they reached the proper thickness.

Snowfire carried a rough meal of cold sliced meat, flatbread, and wild berries wrapped in a napkin.

Bixei tossed him a salty round of flatbread and by unspoken agreement they threw themselves down to enjoy the fragrant carpet of grasses beneath them and the flavors that rewarded diligent chewing.

Slabs of dried meat, salt fish, and flatbread hung from hooks in the ceiling.

The men sat by the ash of their dead fire and shared stale flatbread and a strip of venison jerky.

He and Garin sat together to share a meagre breakfast of stale flatbread and mouldy cheese.

In the cold grey light, men pulled wet clothes from soggy saddlebags and spread them out to dry, then lined up at the provision wagons for clammy flatbread and sopping strips of dried beef.

He ate moldy flatbread, and belted baggy, musty cloth on himself for a second skin to keep off the cold.

I drizzled honey on a piece of the leathery flatbread and rolled it around a little white cheese, cramming my mouth full while she was busy talking.