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Saj'

Saj

Saj (صاج) has two meanings in the Oriental cuisine:

  • the Lebanese name (also called "markouk") for a form of bread used mainly in Arabic cultures; it is commonly compared to a pita bread known in Mediterranean cuisine.

thumb|right|100px|Saj (pita) being cooked on a 'saj'

  • the iron dome shaped 'pan' that is used to cook the aforementioned saj bread on. It is placed over a source of heat, traditionally a wood fire, and the dough is placed on it.

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