What is Pita Bread?

Pita bread is a soft, flat bread used for many things. It is usually found in the Middle East, Greece, and the eastern Mediterranean. It is baked in a hot oven. Because gyros are so popular, their use has spread worldwide. Pita often has a pocket that you can stuff, and it can also be used as a thin, triangular cracker that goes well with hummus. Wheat flour and yeast are used to make pita bread, a flatbread.