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Breaking Bread

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Bread is a food made from flour Flour VALENTINRUSSANOV—GETTY IMAGES grain that has been finely ground (noun) Flour is an important ingredient in cake. and water. People have been eating bread for thousands of years. Different cultures culture PW - CULTURE OLEKSANDR BELINSKYI—GETTY IMAGES a group of people that has its own beliefs, arts, and way of life (noun) The didgeridoo is an important instrument in the culture of Australia. make their own types of bread. Take a bread tour of the world.

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Pumpernickel is from Germany.

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This bread is dark brown. Pumpernickel can be baked in a warm oven for up to 12 hours.

Mantou is from China.

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It is soft and chewy. It makes a great snack.

Injera comes from Ethiopia.

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It is soft and squishy, like a pancake. Stews stew IMAGES BY TANG MING TUNG—GETTY IMAGES a dish usually made of vegetables and meat or fish, cooked slowly in a small amount of liquid (noun) My favorite food is beef stew. and salads are served on top of it. To eat, you tear off small pieces of injera with your fingers. Then you use the bread to scoop up food.

Sangak is from Iran.

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It is cooked on hot pebbles. The pebbles burn the bread in spots. This makes sangak crispy.

Damper is from Australia.

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It is often cooked over a campfire. It was cooked by Australian cowboys

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