Breads

What is a Bread Festival?

The Bread Festival is a festival that happens in London. They celebrate and enjoy the tastes of real homemade bread.

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Why do you bring bread salt and wine to a new home?

It's an old tradition with roots in Russia, Judaism, Christianity, and many Eastern European cultures. Many people probably know it from Frank Capra's "It's a Wonderful Life", when George and Mary Bailey welcome the Martinis into their new home. Mary: Bread... that this house may never know hunge...

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What bread do the make on day of the dead?

Pan de Muertos is the bread that is made for Day of the Dead celebrations.

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What does Irish soda bread have to do with Catholic holidays in Ireland?

Irish soda bread is adorned with an X and eaten with many meals including holidays. The Cathoilcs said it was the sign of the cross and put there to ward off any evil. Actually, the scoring of the precooked loaf helps the bread rise and designates individual portions.

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When is national bagel day?

The 9th of February is National Bagel Day.

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