January 04, 2009

Sangak in London


After 26 years, I had a freshly baked sangak yesterday.

Sangak is a rectangular Persian flatbread. 'Sang' in Persian means stone or pebble and 'sangak' means little stone. This bread is traditionally baked on river stones (hence the name), and is topped with sesame seeds.
(Mahdi Restaurant, Finchley, London)

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Posted by mehrdad at January 4, 2009 10:17 PM | London | Sangak |