Bread

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Various grains used for bread
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Bread Bakery,M.F.K. Fisher: The smell of good bread baking, like the sound of lightly flowing water, is indescribable in its evocation of innocence and delight...
Indian bread, Mahatma Gandhi:There are people in the world so hungry that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.
Charles Bukowski: I was so thin I could slice bread with my shoulder blades, only I seldom had bread.
Dorothy Love: Baking bread is a lot like growing your faith in the Lord, Carrie Louise. You mix together the best ingredients you can find and wait for the mixture to mature, but it's the heat of the oven that makes it something of worth and substance. The same way the tribulations of this world mature a persons faith.

Bread is a staple food prepared by baking a dough of flour and water. Bread may be served in different forms at any meal of the day, eaten as a snack, and is even used as an ingredient in other culinary preparations. It is popular around the world and is one of the world's oldest foods.

Quotes[edit]

  • How can a nation be called great if its bread tastes like kleenex?”
    • Attributed to Julia Child. Origins of attribution could be a The New York Times Magazine article by Joan Barthel ("How to Avoid TV Dinners While Watching TV" 7 August 1966, p. 34): "'The French Chef'...the program that can be campier than 'Batman,' farther-out than 'Lost in Space' and more penetrating than 'Meet the Press' as it probes the question: Can a Society be Great if its bread tastes like Kleenex?"
  • Bread made of wheat, as compared with that made of barley, is more nourishing, more digestible, and in every way superior.
  • [Breadmaking is] one of those almost hypnotic businesses, like a dance from some ancient ceremony. It leaves you filled with one of the world's sweetest smells... there is no chiropractic treatment, no Yoga exercise, no hour of

meditation in a music-throbbing chapel. that will leave you emptier of bad thoughts than this homely ceremony of making bread.

  • Perhaps this war will make it simpler for us to go back to some of the old ways we knew before we came over to this land and made the Big Money. Perhaps, even, we will remember how to make good bread again.
  • There he got out the luncheon-basket and packed a simple meal, in which, remembering the stranger's origin and preferences, he took care to include a yard of long French bread, a sausage out of which the garlic sang, some cheese which lay down and cried, and a long-necked straw-covered flask wherein lay bottled sunshine shed and garnered on far Southern slopes.”
  • Baking bread is a lot like growing your faith in the Lord, Carrie Louise. You mix together the best ingredients you can find and wait for the mixture to mature, but it's the heat of the oven that makes it something of worth and substance. The same way the tribulations of this world mature a persons faith.”
  • These findings show us that starvation is now threatening large parts of the Syrian population.

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