International Recipes and Cooking Around the World

International Bread Recipes

Loaf of whole wheat bread

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Baked, grilled, steamed or fried, bread is often called the "staff of life." It has been a basic foodstuff for a variety of cultures for millenia. Bread isn't just a source of nutrition. It also has remarkable cultural and symbolic significance, from its inclusion as an element of the Christian Eucharist to its use as a metaphor for money.

International Bread Recipes

Bammy

(Jamaican cassava flatbread)

Bao

(Chinese steamed, filled buns)

Boxty

(Irish potato pancakes)

Challah

(Israeli Jewish braided Sabbath bread)

Chapati

(Indian, Pakistani wholewheat flatbread)

Kulich

(Eastern Orthodox sweet Easter bread)

Lavash

(Southwest Asian thin flatbread)

Lefse

(Norwegian potato flatbread)

Naan

(Indian, Pakistani tandoor-baked bread)

Nacatamales

(Honduran, Nicaraguan meat and vegetable-filled tamales)