International Recipes and Cooking Around the World

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

Pupusas

Woman making pupusas in El Salvador

(Salvadoran, Honduran stuffed masa flatbread)

Arepas

Arepas (Venezuelas corncakes)

(Venezuelan corncakes)

Nacatamales

Nacatamales Recipe (Honduran, Nicaraguan meat and vegetable-filled tamales)

(Honduran, Nicaraguan meat and vegetable-filled tamales)

Bao

Bao Recipe (Chinese steamed, filled buns)

(Chinese steamed, filled buns)

Naan

Naan (Indian, Pakistani tandoor-baked bread)

(Indian, Pakistani tandoor-baked bread)

Cachapas

Cachapas Recipe (Venezuelan fresh corn pancakes)

(Venezuelan fresh corn pancakes)

Chapati

Chapati (Indian, Pakistani wholewheat flatbread)

(Indian, Pakistani wholewheat flatbread)

Pita

Baking pita bread

(Mediterranean pocket bread)

Bammy

Bammy Recipe (Jamaican cassava flatbread)

(Jamaican cassava flatbread)

Boxty

Boxty Recipe (Irish potato pancakes)

(Irish potato pancakes)