Bread Continuity And Change

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Bread, one with the longest history and the most widespread food in the world along with other global foods. Bread has played a major part in the cuisine and even in history due to how easy it is to make bread along with bread being versatile to allow many changes and variations to occur. Throughout the course of time bread has changed and evolved alongside with humanity to keep humanity going since bread has always been one of the staple foods of humanity. Changes and improvements to bread was made as a necessity which eventually led to bread being made differently and used in many different dishes due to changes or differences in culture. The earliest mentions and evidence of bread dated back around 20,000-30,000 years ago when humanity …show more content…
Technological developments such as the modern mill in 1830 and hydraulic powered mills in 1875 allowed extremely improved the production of flour. Ovens and dough mixers in 1850 helped reduce the workload on the bakers and allowed bakers to have more options in production of bread which means bakers can experiment with bread and create variations. This allowed bakers to create tens or hundreds of different variations of bread with examples of apple bread, French bread, French toast, Italian bread, muffins, and …show more content…
The versatility and easy production of bread is what allows so many variations such as pancakes, muffins, hamburger buns, and French bread to appear because the availability of bread allows experiments and tests to happen which leads to production of a new kind of bread. Overall bread plays a big part in the life of humanity since bread is one the main foods people rely on in their diet throughout time and because of the bond between bread and humans it allows bread to integrate into the daily lives of

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