Bread is a food made from flour and water. People have been eating bread for thousands of years. Different cultures make their own types of bread. Take a bread tour of the world.
Pumpernickel is from Germany.
This bread is dark brown. Pumpernickel can be baked in a warm oven for up to 12 hours.
Mantou is from China.
It is soft and chewy. It makes a great snack.
Injera comes from Ethiopia.
It is soft and squishy, like a pancake. Stews 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.
It is cooked on hot pebbles. The pebbles burn the bread in spots. This makes sangak crispy.
Damper is from Australia.
It is often cooked over a campfire. It was cooked by Australian cowboys