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St Paul's C of E Primary School

Heathside Grove

LEARNING to make a difference

Tuesday 23rd February

Tuesday 23rd February


LO: To design a recipe for Ancient Egyptian flat bread.


The Ancient Egyptians ate a lot of bread, it was the most popular food. 


Click on the link below to find out more about the food they ate and hear about some of the different ingredients they used.


Here is a simple flat bread recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes


Servings:  flatbreads



  • ▢1.5 cups natural yoghurt
  • ▢2 tbsps olive oil
  • ▢2.5 cups self raising flour



  • Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl and mix either by hand or with a mixer until an elastic dough forms.

  • Divide the dough into 16 pieces, then roll each out into a circle around .5m thick.

  • Heat a frypan over medium/high heat.

  • Put the flatbread into the frying pan

  • Cook until bubbles rise.

  • Turn over, cook until golden.

  • Repeat until they are all done.


Now it's your turn to design your own recipe for your Ancient Egyptian flat bread.


The Ancient Egyptian's used lots of different ingredients, here are some of their favourites that you might want to include in your recipe. (Remember you are going to make these next week so choose ingredients that you have at home or your grown ups are happy to buy for you.)


  • salt
  • cumin
  • pepper
  • fennel
  • dill
  • sesame
  • corriander
  • onion


On a piece of paper write your recipe for your flat breads. You will need to use this next week and have all your ingredients ready to do make them with your grown ups next week.