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    Default Salad and wraps.

    I do like a salad wrap with perhaps a bit of chicken or tuna.

    Shop bought wraps are are acceptable but you can make your own thus.

    500g flour, I use pizza flour because I had some.
    Don't need yeast they are flat breads.
    Teaspoon of veg oil
    Teaspoon of salt
    Water to make the dough.
    Knead for about 5 mins.
    This should make six breads.
    I usually put half in fridge, it should keep for a couple of days. Put in a plastic bag. Don't use a bowl otherwise you will get a skin.

    To cook...
    A frying pan with a teaspoon of veg oil.
    Roll a sixth of the dough out fairly thin
    Get the pan as hot as you dare
    Cook on one side till the top bubbles, 1 to 2 mins.
    Flip and give another 1 or 2 mins.

    They will keep in a plastic bag if needed, once cool.

    Fill with your salad, leave a bit of room so you can fold up the bottom to stop any salad dressing running out.

    Enjoy.
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    Never made my own Jimmy!.... those sound nice a simple-thanks for sharing, I'll certainly give those a try!
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    I love home-made flatbreads. Yumptious. Thanks, Jimmy. If you have a cast iron or carbon steel pan or griddle, you will probably find you don't need any oil at all.
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    Do they stay soft when cool? Have made flatbread before but always gone stiff when cooled down.
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    I make wheat and corn tortillas and it helps to cover them in a tea towel as soon as they're cooked while you're cooking the next one.

    I also make a dough with yeast that I roll out really thin and they come out with a pocket, a bit like a pitta bread. I also cover them up with a towel while cooking the next one.

    You can also shallow fry pieces of dough about 1 cm thick in a pan with a lid to make a kind of roll. These are always really popular and absolutely fab if you like bacon rolls...
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    Does the teatowel keep them soft? We get through vast quantities of flatbread and I'd really like to cut down on the plastic they're wrapped in. I make normal bread quite regularly.
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    It keeps the steam in and that is what keeps them soft. Better a tea towel than plastic for home-cooked ones. I'll pm you a bit later this afternoon.
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    Thanks Snoop - just got it
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