Bread Around The World

 

For bread lovers everywhere, today we celebrate its infinite variety and global influences with Bread Around The World. And, since a picture’s worth a thousand words, we thought we’d let you enjoy this little visual journey and imagine some favorite tastes, bakeries, and memories from your own experiences. Please do share them in the comments!

Bread Around the World Croissants and Pain au chocolat European Waterways
Croissants and Pain au chocolat European Waterways

French Bread

France has elevated the buttery croissant to a national treasure. And who among us can pass up a freshly baked pain au Chocolat?

In the old days, your baguette might come directly to your door. Or, as it were, on your door.

Food Travelist Bread Delivery
The original method of delivery to your door

You will find baguettes of every size and width in France. Best to do your own personal research to find the best.

Baguettes
Baguettes

 

Italian Bread

Italy has many of its own delicious versions that are perfect with tomatoes, cheese, herbs and more.

Burrata Plate at Monteverde
Burrata Plate at Monteverde

 

Cheese Bread from Mars Cheese Castle Photo 11
Cheese Bread from Mars Cheese Castle in Kenosha WI

 

Garlic Knots at Patzerria in New York City
Garlic Knots at Patzerria in New York City

 

Mexican Bread

Just south of the border there are many types of bread in Mexico too.

Bread making at Flora Farms Los Cabos
Bread making at Flora Farms Los Cabos

 

Mexican Rolls Bread Around the World
Mexican Rolls

Brazilian Bread 

And Brazil’s contributions include the delicious little cheese roll puffs known as Pão de Queijo.

Cheese Bread Texas de Brazil
Pao de Queijo at Texas de Brazil

 

Portuguese Bread

Some of the best garlic bread I ever had was in Portugal. Check out those hunks of fresh garlic slathered with butter. Yum. It’s also fantastic with sardines too!

 

Garlic Bread at the Luz Houses Portugal
Garlic Bread at the Luz Houses Portugal

 

Sardines on Portuguese Bread with Onions
Sardines on Portuguese Bread with Onions

Mediterranean Bread 

Pita is traditionally soft, chewy and flat, enjoyed in the Mediterranean and the Middle East.

Cheese filled pita
Cheese filled pita

 

Food Travelist Pita Balloon
Unique Pita balloon lets you crack it to make your own pita chips

Let’s not forget one of our favorites Greek Easter bread. Diana makes it every year.

Greek Easter Bread
Greek Easter Bread

American Bakeries

Boudin in San Francisco is world-renowned for its sourdough bread. They say the secret to this recipe like many other bakery products is the water.

 

Boudin Sour Dough Bread San Francisco
Boudin Sour Dough Bread San Francisco

 

This tasty American Indian flatbread was a treat at the regional Pow Wow in Cody, Wyoming.

 

Indian Flat Bread Pow Wow Cody Wyoming
American Indian Flat Bread at the Pow Wow in Cody Wyoming

Midwestern Favorites

If you’ve been to Madison Wisconsin’s Dane County Farmer’s market then you’ve seen the lines around Stella’s. The hot and spicy cheese bread is in high demand every weekend on the square.

Stellas Spicy Cheese Bread Dane County Market Food Travelist
Stellas Spicy Cheese Bread Dane County Market

Wisconsin has a lot more than just cheese…

Blues-Egg-Milwaukee-Monkey-Bread
Blues Egg in Milwaukee Monkey Bread

If you’re in the Ann Arbor area don’t miss Zingerman’s Bakery and deli it’s an institution in this college town in Michigan. The bread and everything else you’ll see and taste is amazing.

Zingerman's Bread Ann Arbor
Zingerman’s Bread Ann Arbor

How about this hot skillet full of yummy warm bread at The Dearborn in Chicago?

Bread at the Dearborn in Chicago
Bread at the Dearborn in Chicago

 

Bread Around the World of Every Color

Rainbow Bread from Kings Hawaiian
Rainbow Bread from Kings Hawaiian

 

Green Bread for St. Patricks Day from Reuter Bakery
Green Bread for St. Patricks Day from Reuter’s Bakery in Chicago

 

 

Home-baked Bread

It’s tough to beat bread made by loving hands in a kitchen at home.

Homemade bread

Bread can be the best part of a meal 

Whatever its form and whatever its origin, the aroma of bread baking in the oven is a universal pleasure we can all enjoy. Go ahead, break bread with somebody new. You’ll be glad you did!

Hope you enjoyed our look at bread around the world. Tell me about your favorite bread in the comments below.

Bread around the world
Sue with another baguette

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