Bread FAQs:

Q: Is bread a staple food prepared from a dough of flour and water?

A: Yes, and usually by baking.

Q: Is bread also made from the flour of other wheat species?

A: Yes, Non-wheat cereals including rye, barley, maize , oats, sorghum, millet and rice have been used to make bread, but, with the exception of rye, usually in combination with wheat flour as they have less gluten.

Q: Is bread served in various forms with any meal of the day?

A: Yes.

Q: Is bread made with ground flours from a variety of materials such as almonds?

A: Yes, and rice, sorghum, corn, or legumes such as beans, but since these flours lack gluten they may not hold their shape as they rise and their crumb may be dense with little aeration.

Q: Is bread standard in the USA through ounces?

A: Yes, and counting one slice of bread as 1 oz.

Q: Is bread cooked before it can leaven?

A: Yes, and including for traditional or religious reasons.

Q: Is bread one of the oldest prepared foods?

A: Yes.

Q: Is bread Saccharomyces cerevisiae?

A: Yes, and the same species used for brewing alcoholic beverages.

Q: Is bread baked?

A: Yes.

Q: Is bread known as an ample source for the grains category of nutrition?

A: Yes.

Q: Is bread the staple food of the Middle East?

A: Yes, and North Africa, Europe, and in European-derived cultures such as those in the Americas, Australia, and Southern Africa, in contrast to East Asia where rice is the staple.

Q: Is bread usually made from a wheat-flour dough that is cultured with yeast?

A: Yes, and allowed to rise, and finally baked in an oven.

Q: Is bread considered a good source of carbohydrates through the whole grains?

A: Yes, and nutrients such as magnesium, iron, selenium, B vitamins, and dietary fiber.

Q: Is bread used as an ingredient in other culinary preparations?

A: Yes, such as the use of breadcrumbs to provide crunchy crusts or thicken sauces, sweet or savoury bread puddings, or as a binding agent in sausages and other ground meat products.

Q: Was bread hlaf?

A: Yes, and which appears to be the oldest Teutonic name.

Q: Is bread baked in an oven?

A: Yes.

Q: Is bread making a comeback for its cheese-like flavor and fine texture?

A: Yes.

Q: Was bread leavened by carbon dioxide being forced into dough under pressure?

A: Yes.

Q: Is bread also significant in Christianity as one of the elements of the Eucharist?

A: Yes, and in other religions including Paganism.

Q: Is bread the use of gas-producing chemicals?

A: Yes.

Q: Is bread a metaphor for basic necessities and living conditions in general?

A: Yes.