By Rev. Dr. Calvin B. Kool
Breads Around the World
In honor of World Communion Sunday, let us remember how people all over the world eat bread in all shapes and sizes. Flour for making bread comes from many kinds of grains. People mostly make bread from grains that grow in their own country. The main grain in the bread most commonly eaten in our country is _______________.
Draw a line to match the bread to its description. On a world map find the place where each kind of bread is most commonly eaten. I will give you the answers this Sunday so you can see how you did. Get Real and Keep the Faith!
Your Name ________________________________________________
|A. Lefse||1. Noodle-dough dumplings from Asia that are filled with spiced meat and boiled in soup or fried and eaten as a side dish.|
|B. Pita||2. Corn dough patted into thin, flat rounds and fried on a hot griddle. This is the daily bread in a country on the same continent as the US. These can also be made from flour.|
|C. Wonton||3. Flat, chewy rounds of bread served with curries or with peanut butter and honey, cheese and tomato, or just butter. They are from the country of the Taj Mahal.|
|D. Bagel||4. Pocket breads from the Middle East that are round, flat and hollow inside.|
|E. Tortilla||5. Flaky, tender crescent-shaped rolls from the land of the Eiffel Tower.|
|F. Pizza Crust||6. Like biscuits, but cut into big, thick triangles and baked. They are eaten with tea in a country on the island of Great Britain.|
|G. Scone||7. Flat bread made from mashed potatoes, flour and liquid and then fried on a griddle. The Scandinavians created it.|
|H. Chapati||8. Popular Italian pie that was first made as a way to use left over bread dough.|
|I. Fry Bread||9. Small, round breads fried in hot oil. Made by the thousands for powwows and special occasions.|
|J. Croissant||10. Chewy baked roll with a hole, often eaten with cream cheese. Brought to America by Polish immigrants.|