Bread is an important staple! It has been an essential part of our diet for billions of years. According to history, the earliest bread was made in or around 8000 BC in the Middle East, specifically Egypt. The quern was the first known grinding tool. Grain was crushed and the bakers produced what we now commonly recognize in its closest form as chapatis from India. Today’s bread has many flavors to suit our culinary tastes. Here’s a roundup of the most popular breads of the world.
- By Janette Speyer
- By FOOD & WINE
A perfect cookie recipe can be as simple or as complicated as you like, but the right tools and tips will make it that much easier. From classic chocolate chip cookies to more advanced sandwich cookies, this is how to perfect your cookie baking methods once and for all.