A Crispy Bite of Heaven: Pilot Bread Recipe

Are you ready for an unforgettable journey in the world of culinary delights? Look no further – let me take you to this quick, delicious, and crunchy experience of savory flavours with my Pilot bread recipe.

Often called hardtack or sea biscuit, this traditional, crumbly biscuit was for centuries the food of choice for sailors and travelers in remote areas. Believed to originate from the Middle Eastern tradition of Lavash, Pilot bread is now produced in many regions of the world and has adapted to local cuisines.

What makes it so special? Besides its long shelf life and portability, the secret lies in its simplicity and deliciousness. Here’s how you can make it.


– 2-3 cups of All-purpose flour
– 2 teaspoon baking powder
– 1 teaspoon salt
– 2 tablespoons of sugar
– 3/4- 1 cup lukewarm water


1. Start by preheating the oven to 170°C (325°F).
2. Sieve the All-purpose flour into a bowl and mix in the baking powder, salt and sugar.
3. Add the water gradually and mix until you get a sticky mass.
4. Knead the dough lightly and shape it into a disc.
5. Bake the bread in the preheated oven for 40-50 minutes or until a crispy crust appears.
6. Your Pilot bread is ready!


You can add an herby twist to the recipe by adding herbs or spices to the dough, or create a sweeter twist by adding a pinch of cinnamon and honey.

Whether you’re a seasoned traveller or just enjoy a good bite of crunchy goodness every now and then, my Pilot bread recipe is a sure winner. So next time you’re planning a long journey, don’t forget to put some Pilot bread in your bag – it’s the perfect companion for all life’s adventures!