Chef Jamie Oliver poses during a photocall at the annual MIPCOM television program market in Cannes
Naked Chef Jamie Oliver breaks bread in Jerusalem

The Naked Chef covered up to enjoy an Israeli breakfast in Jerusalem.

DABO, THE traditional Sabbath bread of Ethiopian Jewry.
Shabbat breads - exotic style!

A relatively “new” Shabbat bread in the States is the pull-apart challa, resembling a flower with dough “petals” that are pulled off the challa and distributed among the diners.

Romancing the ciabatta

Few breads are especially suited to our hot, Mediterranean climate, but one country has perfected a light, summery bread – Italy – and it is called the ciabatta.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife met with the President of Ukraine
Sara Netanyahu drops traditional Ukrainian bread, prompting backlash

In Kiev, the Prime Minister's wife was unfamiliar with the 'korovai' ceremony: "She created a scandal and embarrassment when she dropped the traditional bread, which was honored at the airport."

Marmite spread on toast
Brexit consolation prize: Marmite peanut butter spread

One consumer tweeted: “This is more controversial than Brexit!!"


The story begins with the smell in the air, the shape, the hue, the crunchy crisp texture, and especially the surprise that awaits us with the first bite.

In the Grain: Reminiscences of a baker

As I lovingly shape another NY rye bread, perhaps the 14,017th one since I started our artisan bakery 10 years ago, I contemplate my youthful folly of 1984.

PASCALE'S KITCHEN: Fresh bread for Shavuot

What could be more appropriate than preparing high-quality, fresh bread to eat with all the special cheeses we’ve bought especially for the upcoming holiday?

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