Different Types of Bread

Bread is the staple food of the world but in the different parts of the world it is made differently, called differently and used differently. Here we will mention some of breads that are made around the world.

  • Bialy comes from Bialystok, Poland. Its name is short for “bialystoker kuchen” (Bialystok cake). It is a large and flat yeast roll, with some 15cm diameter. It has a depression in the middle that is with chopped onions and poppy seeds prior to baking.
  • Roti is whole-wheat unleavened flat bread made in South Asia. It is similar to tortilla.
  • Anpan is a sweet roll from Japan. It is filled with red bean paste or white beans, sesame, or chestnut.
  • Arepa is a flatbread made of ground maize dough or cooked flour coming from Colombia and Venezuela. IT is served with cheese, avocado, jelly or jam, or is used to make sandwiches.
  • Baguette is French yeasted bread. It is always made in long thin loaves.
  • Bammy or bami is a traditional Jamaican flatbread, made by frying a mix of cassava root and salt in coconut oil, dipped in coconut milk and then refried.
  • Banana bread is a cake-like quick bread made with mashed bananas.
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  • Bannock is a variety of flat quick bread commonly made in United Kingdom and Canada. It is made from white or whole wheat flour, baking powder, sugar, lard and water or milk with, sometimes, added fruit.
  • Barmbrack is yeast bread from Ireland. It is sweeter than sandwich bread but is less rich than cake. It is made with added contains sultanas and raisins.
  • Bazlama is single layered, flat, circular and leavened bread from Turkey.
  • Beer bread is yeasted bread made with beer. Many different kinds of bear can be used in its preparation.
  • Bhatoora is fried bread made in India. It is made from flattened dough that is fried until it puffs.
  • Bing is a Chinese flatbread. It is similar to tortilla but much thicker.
  • Breadstics is dry bread made into sticks and often served as snack.
  • Zwieback is German crisp and sweetened bread, made with eggs and baked twice.
  • Taftan is bread from Iran. It is leavened flour bread with added saffron and cardamom powder. It is baked in a clay oven.
  • Puri is Indian flatbread made of wheat flour and salt and deep fried in ghee or vegetable oil.
  • Proja is a type of bread from Serbia made of corn flour, baking powder, oil, mineral water and salt.
  • Pizza is an oven-baked, flat, round bread typically topped with a tomato sauce, cheese and various toppings.
  • Melonpan is sweet bread from Japan. It is made from enriched dough covered in a thin layer of crisp cookie dough.
  • Laobing is a flatbread from Northern China. It is made by frying thick unleavened batter made of salt, flour and water in a pan.
  • Hushpuppies are deep fried or baked corn dough balls.
  • Himbasha is Ethiopian and Eritrean celebration bread. It is made for celebrations often with ginger or raisins.
  • Curry bread is made when Japanese curry is wrapped in dough. Dough is then coated in bread crumbs and then deep fried or baked.
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