The benefits of whole-grain bread

25 centuries ago, Hippocrates profoundly advised us to eat whole-grain bread: “We should eat wholemeal bread!” His voice, however, resonated in the endless wandering of people and their wrong beliefs that white bread is better than whole-grain bread. For instance, white bread was a symbol of financial status, of the privileged class, whereas “black” bread… read more

Geography and nationality of bread: part 2

Our Mother Earth gave a variety of grains to nations, which they used to prepare their daily bread in a variety of ways. Here is a short list of the different types of bread characteristic for certain nations: Mexico – tortilla Scotland – oatcakes, scottles France – baguette; crepe; pandemi; bread with walnuts or hazelnuts… read more