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10 Classic Bread Recipes From Around The World

Bread is a staple food that is eaten routinely with all dishes. It is a required supporting meal around the world. It comes in thousands of styles, shapes, sizes, textures, and flavors. Bread can be served in various form with any meal of the day and can be eaten as a snack, or you can use it as an ingredient in many recipes like sandwiches, burgers and hot dogs. It is used for scoop up meat and vegetables.

A bread is not just a mixture of flour, water and butter it has a social and emotional significance beyond its importance as nourishment. It plays essential roles in religious and secular culture.

We have a collection of most Classic Bread Recipes around the world.

  • Brioche

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    French is known for the delicious Brioche pastry that is a highly enriched bread. It contains a high proportion of milk, eggs, and butter. These ingredients increase the richness of this classic bread. It has a soft and flaky texture from inside and dark golden colour from the outside. Brioche is usually used in sweet dishes because it contains a small amount of sugar/honey. 

  • Broa

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    Broa bread is traditionally made in Portugal, Galicia, Angola, Mozambique, Philippines, and Brazil. It is a fermented corn and rye bread. This bread has a rustics flavor and texture. It has a hard crush on top but moist from inside. Great to enjoy with soups or stews because it is an excellent dipping bread.

  • Bagel

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    Bagel is a ring shape bread traditionally shaped by hand in Poland. The texture of this bread is a dance, chewy, dough interior with a brown and crisp exterior. Bagels are often garnished with sesame seed spread on the top. It is just awesome fresh out of oven bread. It goes well with cheese and garlic.

  • Pita Bread

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    Pita is also known as Arabic bread. It is a flatbread which is also eaten in the Middle East. Pita bread is served with every meal in the Middle East. It is also used for dipping and making delicious sandwiches in the pocket. It can be stuffed with vegetables, salads, and meats. The combination of Pita bread and peanut butter is divine.

  • Tortilla

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    A Tortilla is a type of thin flatbread, widely used in North America and South America. It is made from corn or wheat flour. This bread is also famous in Spain and Mexico. We can use this bread in so many different ways like to soak up delicious saucy dishes and also can be fried or baked to make Tortilla Chips and also served alone like a snack.

  • Biscuit

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    Biscuit is a small baked bread,well known in United State and some parts of Canada. Biscuit is made with corn flour, baking powder and baking soda and have light brown crust and soft interior. It is very easy to prepare. If you want o enjoy your afternoon tea you can try this delicious small size bread pieces.

  • Naan

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    Naan is a fermented flatbread that comes from Central Asia and South Asia. It is baked in a special type of oven called Tandoor. Usually, it is served hot and brushed with ghee or butter. It is used to scoop up the curry and saucy dishes. Generally, it is a plain bread but sometimes it is stuffed with some good stuffing.

  • Injera

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    Injera is a national dish in Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Somalia. It is a sour flatbread with unique spongy texture. It is traditionally made out of teff flour. It looks like a large, pancakes. Traditionally it is made on a clay plate over a fire.

  • Vanocka

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    Vanocka is a special type of bread. It is known for its unique design traditionally made at Christmas time. A good amount of eggs, butter and, almonds make this bread very tasty and rich in flavour. It has a fluffy flaky and buttery texture. This bread is made up of three layers of dough which are placed upon each other these layers sometimes represent a rough sculpture of baby Jesus.

  • Lavash

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    Lavash is a thin and soft flatbread. It is an unfermented bread traditionally made in tandoor. It has been eaten in Western Asia, Caucases, Armenia, Azerbaijan. It is also very famous in Iran and Turkey. Lavash is served with dips like Hummus and Baba Ghanoush and also use to make wraps.

    You can take this bread with soup, as an appetiser or as a snack.