The next BBA “bread” on my list was Lavash Crackers! I had never heard of Lavash before but Peter Reinhart explains that it is an Armenian flatbread. I was so excited to get started on this one. So excited that I made it twice! Not really.

Let me explain.

Part of this recipe calls for you to spritz a little water on the dough before you sprinkle the seeds and spices. Well, I keep my water bottle on my kitchen windowsill along with a bottle of Windex. See where this is going?

I grabbed what I thought was water and sprayed it on the dough. Luckily I had to open a new bottle of poppy seeds which gave me time to go “Wow, it sure does smell like Windex in here!”

So I made the dough twice. And I didn’t mind at all because this was such a pretty dough. It was smooth and soft and so easy to work with. The only problem I had was that I couldn’t get it to roll out thin enough which is totally my fault because I wanted it to fit perfectly on my silicone sheet (Oh yes, no more aluminum foil for me!) and didn’t want to waste any dough.

They were still very good, I just had to bake them a little longer than the recipe said to get them crispy. My 2 year old loved them and has already asked me to make more.

Check out The Bread Baker’s Apprentice if you’re interested in some of the BBA breads you’ve seen and make sure to check out the BBA blogroll to see what the other bakers are doing these days.

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