American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A thin leavened flatbread of Armenian origin.
- From Armenian լավաշ (lavaš) and partly from Turkish lavaş. (Wiktionary)
- Armenian, from Turkish lavaş. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I affectionately call lavash "spice rack velcro," or a quick and easy way to make a small dent in my growing stockpile of spices.”
“Nothing, absolutely nothing beats a warm piece of lavash bread folded over creamy feta cheese and a fat sprig of sweet basil or mint.”
“Starting with the edge nearest you, carefully roll up each lavash; secure with a few toothpicks if necessary.”
“In my weird synchronicity for the day, I had fresh lavash wrapped around greek cheese and baked for dinner, and now Alton is making ... you guessed it.”
“The smell of warm borscht and lavash, apricot juice, invites my frozen muscles to sit.”
“She saw her mother preparing lavash, slipping it into the tundir.”
“Another is sabzi khordan, a plate of raw greens—scallions and watercress, mint and basil—which are eaten with the fingers, or tucked inside lavash with a slice of feta cheese.”
“I opted to make my lavash with flour and was pleased with the results.”
“The participants this month had the option to make lavash traditionally (with flour) or gluten-free.”
“Pita bread or lavash, for serving 1. Grate the onions on the large holes of a box grater.”
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