When you say bread, you probably refer to the version you are used to at home. I experienced the difference perfectly while living in Australia. Australia, you might ask, how different can it be? And yet, bread from home was simply a different item compared to the ubiquitous Australian toast bread. And furthermore there is the question of the form of the loaf. Now, what are all the other shapes, like flat bread? See what people refer to as bread in different parts of the world.
White Toast Bread
Loaf of rustic bread
French Baguette characterized by the largish air gaps and crispy crust
Pita bread (part of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cusine)
Naan Bread (part of Indian cuisine)
Homemade cornbread (Native American cuisine)
Indian Roti baked on pan
Lavash – Armenian national bread
Pumpernickel bread sandwich – characterized with heavy moisture consistence
Arepas – bread from Latin American
Ethiopian Injera – traditional sourdough bread
Chinese Steamed Buns, called Mantou
Melonpan is a Japanese bun
Grilled British Crumpets
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