Greek Food

Is Greek Pita Bread Unleavened?

Pita bread

Pita bread is a staple food in households in most countries on the Mediterranean Sea coast. Served as a standalone dish on the table or used to make gyro, a Greek wrap variety, pita bread is a simple and tasty bread that you’re guaranteed to fall in love with as soon as you try.

Pita bread is also a topic of many questions for folks who weren’t born, haven’t lived, or whose families don’t have roots in Greece. 

One of the top questions that people are asking about pita bread online is… Is Greek pita bread unleavened?

Is Pita Bread Vegan?

Pita breadNancy Hann (via Unsplash)

Every now and then, my wife and I take a break from meat, dairy, and eggs—and go vegan for a week or so. During that time, we eat mostly soups, salads, roasted veggies, and raw nuts. I’m not going to tell you about the benefits of veganism here, but for us two, it does miracles.

I had some leftover pita bread in my freezer. As I thought of eating it for dinner, I thought to myself… Is it truly vegan? So I checked the ingredients and set out on the Internet to do my usual research. Here’s what I found.