Bread from around the world. Where is the best?Written byRenata Jirasova21 Jan. 2017
Bread is the food number one. In each country is different but equally important! Its history dates back to the Neolithic period, roughly 10,000 years BC, specifically to Palestine, Syria, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt where the oldest archeological finds of cereal growing are coming from.
Nowadays there are hundreds of species of bread and some became well-known throughout the world.
The traditional bread Bolani, Afghanistan
Baking of Afghanistan´s bread Bolani in tandoor oven Bolani bread has a very thin crust and can be stuffed with a variety of ingredients, such as potatoes, spinach, lentils, pumpkin, or leeks.
This bakery in Angola is a charity gift from Czech bakers (from the Czech Republic). The bread is white, similar like European baguettes.
The traditional Australian cheesy Dumper bread
Australian Dumper bread on sticks
Austrian summer sandwich from sunflower bread
Austrian bread rolls from white flour, typical also in the Czech Republic and Slovakia
5. Czech Republic
Traditional Czech bread called Šumava (Šumava is an area on the south of the Czech Republic) from half-dark flour (mixed rye and wheat flower)
6. Dominican republic
10 kg heavy loaf of corn bread from the mountainous areas of the Dominican Republic. Encroaching with small parts that are sold on weight.
The bakery in Cairo, Egypt
This delicious round Roti/chapatti bread ‘Eeish Baladi’ is sold everywhere in Cairo. Some sellers are sitting on floor with breads spread on a low cart.
Two young Bedouins baking a bread in desert on the Sinai peninsula in north-eastern Egypt
Small French white baguettes
Khachapuri is a filled bread stuffed with melting cheese. It is justifiably considered to be one of Georgia’s most famous national dishes.
Greek Lagana is a special kind of azyme bread, baked only on Clean Monday, the first day of Lent.
Hungarian Easter Wreath
Hungarian Langos - fried street potato flatbread
Indian flat bread Chapati; usually eaten with cooked dal (lentil soup), vegetable curry, chicken and curry dishes; pieces are used to wrap around and pick up each bite of the cooked dish.
The traditional Iranian Sangak bread - plain, rectangular, or triangular, whole wheat sourdough, usually two types: generic no toppings and costlier topped with poppy or sesame seeds.
Italian white bread with olives
Bummy bread in Jamaica - made by frying a mix of cassava root and salt in coconut oil, dipped in coconut milk and then refried.
Japanese sweet bread Anpan usually filled with red bean paste, or with white beans, sesame, or chestnut.
Moroccan bread, called khobz (or kessra or aghroum), is characterized by a round, flat shape and a slightly coarse texture.
Mexican Jalapeno Cornbread
Mexican tortilla - thin flatbread made from finely ground wheat flour. Originally derived from the corn tortilla (tortilla in Spanish means "a small cake").
Tiger Dutch Crunch bread made from rice paste with sesame oil and a pattern
A Nigerian girl with loafs of toast bread
Taboon bread is a wrap used in many cuisines. This type of Flatbread is traditionally baked in a Tabun oven and eaten with different fillings.
Polish bagel, yeast bread, ring shaped, usually topped with sesame or poppy seeds baked into the surface.
Portuguese cornbread called Broa - unlike the cornbread typical of the southern United States, made of mix of cornmeal and wheat or rye flour, leavened with yeast rather than baking powder or baking soda.
Russian wedding bread
Russian baranki or sushki
Serbian cornbread Srpska Proja
Slovak bread rolls (Rožky) from white flour; typical also in the Czech Republic
Slovenian honey wedding bread
Traditional Slovenian welcome bread Pogaca. Photo: http://golica.zurnal24.si/
30. South Africa
South-African potbrood (pot bread) - made in an iron pot covered with wood coals. There are a wide range of flavors but is often made with wheat flour and sweetcorn.
31. South Korea
South-Korean egg bread Ggyeran-ppang
South-Korean fish shaped bread
Spanish soft and fluffy yellow rolls with a sweet butter filling
Baking of a classical Sweedish flatbread
Balep Korkun bread - round, flat, made of barley flour, water, baking powder, cooked in frying pan; Balep Korkun is a type of Bannock.
Monks passing out bread to the crowd at the start of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama´s teaching at the Main Tibetan Temple in Dharamsala
A Turkish shop with white bread
Ukrainian welcome bread
37. United States
Toast white bread
"Buy bread! It is still warm and every loaf is unique!" A man selling bread in Buchara, Uzbekistan.
A saleswoman offering a bread at a railway station in Uzbekistan
Venezuelan cornbread Arepas
Christmas ham bread - a Venezuelan tradition