Christianity holds bread in special significance. Jesus Christ referred to it in the Lord's Prayer, saying, "Give us this day our daily bread," referring to God meeting our needs. Christ also referred to himself as the "bread of life" (John 6:35). The ritual of Communion usually features a type of bread, representing the body of Christ. Abstaining from leavened bread (bread with a lightening agent), also plays a part in the religious observances of Jews.
Fresh Ground Whole Wheat Bread
In English speaking countries, "bread" can also refer to money, while "bread and butter" can mean a regular source of income. The "breadwinner" of the family is the one who provides means to care for the family. In language, bread doesn't just mean the foodstuff created from grain flour, (usually) yeast, and water.
If bread means so much to humans, shouldn't it be nutritious, flavorful, and lovingly made?
Why do we eat bread from the store which is loaded with preservatives, high fructose corn syrup, and partially hydrogenated oils?
This week, I will share 3 simple bread recipes made with yeast.