Lavash flatbread (Turkish lavaş) is the foundation of Turkish cuisine. It is a thin, soft, pliable flatbread with a circular shape and a long shelf life. It is made from a mixture of flour and water, sometimes with added salt and oil. The dough is rolled out and then baked on a hot grill or in a clay oven, giving it a unique texture and taste.
Lavash has versatile uses. It can be eaten on its own, as a side dish with various spreads, or used for sandwiches or kebabs. The bread also has a very low fat and calorie content, making it a healthier alternative to other types of bread.
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