What is bread?
Bread is a staple food prepared by baking a dough of flour and water. Bread is one of the world's oldest food, and it found in every country, culture, religion, and more.
There is a wide variety of types of bread, differing based on their shape, size, and texture. The variations are made from different combinations of flour, yeast, water, and more.
There are different ways to cook bread- it can be leavened or it can be unleavened (meaning it can have yeast or not). It can be cooked in the oven, on the stove, in a bread machine, or even on the grill.
Types of Bread
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Leavened breads are fluffy breads, made with yeast. Typically, the breads are kneaded by hand or in a bread machine. You can use these breads for sandwiches, toast, or even eat them plain!
Flatbreads are typically made without yeast, but they still include flour, water, and often butter or lard. Flatbreads are great with sauces (such as curry), cheese (such as crackers), or dips (like hummus).
Sweet breads are perfect for the Fall and Winter seasons. They are made with sugar, flour, eggs, and some type of filling. Here are three standard recipes you can make for breakfast, snack, or dessert!