- 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
- 1 Tbs. sugar
- ¼ tsp. salt
- 8 T. (1 stick) cold unsalted butter, cut into ¼ -inch cubes
- 3 T. ice water
To make dough in a stand mixer, fit the mixer with flat beater and stir together the flour, sugar, and salt in the mixer bowl.
Add the butter, mix on medium-low speed until the butter pieces are no larger than small peas. Add the water and mix on low speed just until the dough pulls together. Do not over mix.
Za’atar enhances Chef’s recipe 3 times: 1) toasted with the vegetables to bring out its deep notes 2) added as the herbal ingredient in the finishing vinaigrette 3) a light dusting right before serving to preserve its lighter, more delicate flavors.