Bread History

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The History of Bread Bread is an essential part of our diets and feels like it has literally been around forever. There is bread, no matter where you travel to and in many different taste, shapes, colors. Bread has been given its own culture through different countries over thousands of years. Bread is a pleasantly soft baked-good that you can find almost anywhere and in almost anything. No one is completely 100% sure when bread was invented, however, we do know that the bread eaten then was undeniably different from the bread we eat today. “For much of recorded human history, man, indeed, did pretty much live by bread alone. Our close relationship with the staff of life goes back at least 6,000 years to Egypt, where still today, the words …show more content…

Now we have bread from France, England, America, Asia, Russia, and many more. Also we did other things with it as well, now we have croutons, donuts, biscuits, garlic bread, bread loaves, muffins, cakes, cornbread, and that's only naming a few favorites; we have so many more, bread is a food that connects us all to each other. It has literally been around for as long as humans can remember and has made such a cultural impact on us. According to website DESIblitz “The Naan is one of the most popular flat breads served with South Asian food. In particular, accompanying food from the Northern Area of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Iran, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and surrounding areas.” (Gopal) Naan bread traveled its way around India and now there's even different kinds of naan bread like: plain, garlic, kulcha, keema, roghani, peshawari, paneer, amritsari, and more. Peacock Plume states “Indeed, Austria is the actual birthplace of France's most famous breakfast pastry...Following the Ottoman defeat, according to some accounts, Austrian bakers wanted to celebrate their victory by creating a pastry that would symbolize the crescent moon that appears on the Turkish flag. The kipferl — the German word for "crescent" — became that symbol. For Austrians, eating a kipferl was a culinary re-enactment of victory over the Turks — eating their enemy.” (Leong) France isn’t even the original birthplace of the …show more content…

We use it in a myriad of foods and recipes and we use it as a source of our energy for the day. Used for generations in thousands of years, we eat bread to come together in our lives.“Americans still consumed about 30 percent of their calories in the form of bread.” (Morano 1) So I leave you with this: I’ve never seen a food that brought people together like bread, we eat it in almost everything, and that’s why I picked this topic; bread is so fascinating, it is in a myriad of things in our life, and nothing can ever truly compare to a perfect freshly baked loaf of

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