Middle Eastern Cuisine – How to Make Zaatar Bread Recipe by Heghineh If you never tried zaatar bread, you’ve been missing out on something very delicious from middle eastern cuisine. Or if you never baked zaatar bread, this is a good time to try. Since the preparation is pretty simple and you don’t need to have special skills or tools to bake zaatar bread. Pretty basic bread dough, main ingredients : water, sugar, salt, yeast, oil and flour. What makes this Lebanese bread unique and flavors it, is that zaatar spice mixed with olive oil, spread on the bread dough before baking. That magic spread turns a simple flat bread into a very tasty and filling treat. Happy baking!