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    Different Types of Bread from Around the World

    The world is full of so many amazing different Types of Bread, that we couldn’t help but explore the incredible variety.

    Every continent and every region has a unique take on this ancient staple food, which has been made for over ten thousand years!

    This list includes so many unique breads, as well as many of the usual bread varieties you grew up on. From simple flatbreads to elegant loaves, you’ll be amazed by how many types of bread there are.

    Go through this entire list of unique types of breads, and see which one you’ll make next!

    the best types of bread

    The Best Types of Bread:

    1. Miracle No-Knead Bread

    We are starting this list of Types of Bread from Around the World with our own favorite Miracle No Knead Bread recipe!

    It was invented in a street bakery in Manhattan. It is super simple to make with no fuss and no-knead required, with just 4 essential ingredients.

    It’s rustic and hearty, and you will surely love this style of bread.

    Get the Recipe

    2. Homemade Arepas

    These easy homemade Arepas are delicious little corn patties popular in Venezuela and Colombia, and are perfect for filling with cheese or your favorite Latin meat dishes.

    Get the Recipe

    3. Baguette

    Make the best Baguette at the home with this recipe! This French-origin bread is crusty on the outside and the chewy inside.

    Perfect your skills for making this famous Baguette.

    Get the Recipe @ tasteofartisan

    4. Challah Bread 

    Challah Bread is the most stunning braided loaves which you can make at home! It’s basically a rich egg bread that has amazing flavors and textures.

    This Challah Bread is the classic Jewish bread that is made during festive seasons, but with this recipe, you can relish it any time of the year.

    Get the Recipe @ houseofnasheats

    5. Pita Bread

    Everyone loves Pita Bread, but have you made it at home? If not, this is the perfect recipe to master your it!

    This Middle Eastern delicacy is super simple to make, and you can relish it with so many different delicious dishes. In this recipe, they have shown two ways to make this amazing bread, in the oven and on the stovetop.

    Get the Recipe @ natashaskitchen

    6. Irish Soda Bread

    Soda Bread is a popular bread from Ireland. This extremely easy and quick recipe can create a winning bread for your family meals.

    It’s perfectly light and soft, loaded with raisins and then baked to perfection. You can make this Irish bread for any of your festivals, or just for a weeknight dinner.

    Get the Recipe @ dinnerathezoo

    7.  Focaccia Bread

    This gorgeous Focaccia Bread is the easiest and simplest recipe ever! You will love this traditional Italian-style bread, which is herbed-infused.

    It’s a light, airy bread that makes a delicious side dish, or can make great sandwiches. So enjoy.

    Get the Recipe @ ohsweetbasil

    8. Easy Homemade Naan Bread 

    Naan Bread is popular in Greek, Indian, and Middle Eastern cuisine, and it goes awesome with curries and so many other dishes.

    This restaurant-worthy Easy Homemade Naan Bread recipe is just too good. The flavors and textures are just perfectly fluffy, chewy, and extremely easy to make. Do try this Naan Bread today.

    Get the Recipe @ thebusybaker

    9. Pupusas

    This easy Pupusas Recipe will have you enjoying your favorite Salvadorian stuffed corn cakes in the comfort of your own kitchen. 

    With a few simple tips and techniques, you’ll be amazed at how easy they are to make. Pair them up with Curtido and salsa roja, and you’ll be in for a real treat!

    Get the Recipe

    10. Damper Bread

    Have you made Damper Bread yet? If not, then this is a perfect time and recipe for you! This Australian-origin bread is super simple to make, using only 3 easy ingredients.

    Serve this delicious bread for breakfast with butter and sweet syrup, or as a side dish for dinner. This recipe is great to make in the oven, or outdoors also.

    Get the Recipe @ cookingwithnanaling

    11. Navajo Fry Bread

    Try this Navajo Fry Bread at home and make exceptional sweet and savory snacks with them.

    This fantastic recipe is made with pantry staple ingredients to make a perfect dough, and then fried to golden perfection.

    Get the Recipe @ aspicyperspective

    12. Pampushky (Ukrainian Garlic Bread)

    Make your favorite garlic bread in Ukrainian style with this Pampushky recipe! This flavorsome garlic bread is perfectly glazed with garlic oil and herbs.

    It tastes incredibly delicious on its own, but you can serve it with your favorite soups too.

    Get the Recipe @ momsdish

    13. Ka’ak

    Want to make some different variations in bread that you have not yet tried? Then make this famous Middle Eastern street food, Ka’ak, and see it becoming your favorite bread.

    It’s soft and airy from the inside, and has a crunchy sesame seed studded crust. It makes a great breakfast or evening snack.

    Get the Recipe @ cheftariq

    14. Turkish Simit Bread

    You are going to absolutely love this Turkish delight, Simit Bread! This awesome bagel makes the best breakfast, that is super addictive and delicious.

    It is made with the simple dough but later it is dipped in a flavorful mixture of pekmez, which is a molasses like syrup.

    Get the Recipe @ korenainthekitchen

    15. Cuban Medianoche Bread

    Make your sandwiches delicious with this Cuban Medianoche Bread recipe! This Cuban treat will take you straight to the gorgeous island.

    Medianoche bead is super easy to make, and is perfect for Cuban sandwiches.

    Get the Recipe @ hostessatheart

    16. Croatian Lepinja Bread

    Treat yourself with this Croatian Lepinja Bread, which is a homely and bubbly textured sandwich bread.

    This recipe is very easy to make with basic ingredients, but the making and baking method makes this Croatian bread different from others.

    Get the Recipe @ aspicyperspective

     17. Dutch Tiger Bread (Tijgerbolletjes)

    Enjoy this Dutch Tiger Bread (Tijgerbolletjes), it’s a perfect family-friendly bread!

    This recipe is insanely simple to make with whole wheat flour and has a topping that takes this bread to another level of crunchiness.

    Get the Recipe @ bakingsense

    18. Portuguese Easter Bread

    Guys, this Easter make something new and delicious with this Portuguese Easter Bread.

    It’s a beautiful four-strand braid with lots of white raisins for amazing sweet flavors. Enjoy this fancy bread with your loved ones.

    Get the Recipe @ natashaskitchen

    19. Danish Breakfast Buns

    Make these Danish Breakfast Buns with poopy seed, this recipe will be a keeper for sure! From this soft and delicious bread, you can make an amazing breakfast, or tasty appetizer.

    Just follow some easy tricks and tips and you will have amazing bread ready for you to devour.

    Get the Recipe @ foodandjourneys

    20. Japanese Milk Bread Rolls

    Japanese Milk Bread Rolls are famously known as Snow bread, or Hokkaido. They’re an awesome roll for breakfast, snacks, or lunch.

    This extremely easy recipe makes a fluffy and slightly sweet bead that is as soft as a sponge.

    Get the Recipe @ ohmyfoodrecipes

    21. Chorek – Armenian Sweet Bread

    Searching for sweet bread for the coming holiday season? Then search no more and make something different with this delicious Armenian sweet bread, called Chorek!

    This popular Armenian bread is known for its taste and crumbly texture, which you all will love.

    Get the Recipe @ missionfood

    22. Taboon bread

    Make another very famous Palestinian bread at home, with the help of this Taboon Bread recipe!

    This is one of the easiest flatbreads that you can make, and is outstandingly delicious for stuffing with anything you love, or serving with some tasty hummus or dips.

    Get the Recipe @ amiraspantry

    23. Khachapuri – Georgian Cheese Bread

    Khachapuri is a Georgian Cheese Bread that will become a new tradition! You will love this boat-shaped breadstuffed with your favorite cheese and eggs in the center.

    This Georgian delicacy makes a great side dish for your meal. So just enjoy this elegant cheese bread.

    Get the Recipe @ simplyhomecooked

    24. Brioche

    Try one of the most delicious French Brioche breads in the comfort of your home! This high-quality bread is super easy to make, and it is rich and buttery but at the same time, light and fancy.

    The superb flavors, unique soft crumb, and thin crust make it phenomenal. You will love this pocket-friendly recipe for sure.

    Get the Recipe @ recipetineats

    25. Bagel

    This is a great recipe for homemade Bagels, which originated in the Jewish community of Poland.

    These super easy-to-make bagels have sweet and salty flavors, a shiny outside and chewy inside, and and are perfectly seasoned. Enjoy this bagel any time of the day.

    Get the Recipe @ loveandlemons

    26. Roti (Phulka or Chapati)

    Roti is a quintessential Indian bread that is made every day in every household. This recipe shows exactly how to make the perfect roti.

    Just follow some tips and make these soft and melt-in-your-mouth rotis. Serve them hot with some curry and relish them.

    Get the Recipe @ whiskaffair

    27. Easy Homemade Tortilla

    Making homemade Tortillas has never been so easy! Once you make them at home, you will never be buying them from the store.

    Put your favorite stuffing inside these fresh tortillas and enjoy a hearty and satisfying Mexican dish. You will love it.

    Get the Recipe @ momsdish

    28. Ethiopian Homemade Injera Bread

    Now you can make one of the famous Ethiopian breads, Injera! This homemade crapes-style bread goes perfectly with famous Ethiopian dishes.

    This recipe is super easy and quick to make and it’s soft, rollable, and sour in taste. You can enjoy this Injera bread instantly.

    Get the Recipe @ aspicyperspective

    29.  Brazilian Cheese Bread

    Create Brazilian Cheese Bread with the help of this incredible recipe!

    This savory bread is soft on the inside and crusty outside. These small and delicious bread buns will become your favorite.

    Get the Recipe @ lifemadesimplebakes

    30. Parathas

    Parathas are again one of the popular Indian flatbreads that are excellent for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

    This recipe is super easy to make and shows how to make perfect crispy golden brown parathas at home. Serve it with anything you like, or relish it plain and hot with ghee. Super Yummy…

    Get the Recipe @ ministryofcurry

    31. Homemade Ciabatta Bread

    This Homemade Ciabatta Bread is a classic Italian bread recipe! You all will love the crispy, golden crust and light, airy crumb inside.

    This recipe give you all the tips and tricks to make the perfect ciabatta.

    Get the Recipe @ alexandracooks

    32. Turkish Pide Bread 

    You all will relish this Turkish classic flatbread, Pide Bread! This delicious street food will make you get addicted to it, as it is soft and fluffy and goes amazingly with your favorite cheese.

    It makes a great breakfast bread, but you can enjoy this as a side to your main dish as well.

    Get the Recipe @ unicornsinthekitchen

    33. Greek Easter Bread

    Trying to find a new Easter recipe for lunch? Then you have found an amazing Greek Easter Bread, also known as Tsourike!

    This brioche-like bread is super delicious, and the flavors make this bread a super hit. So try this traditional version of Greek Bread and become a fan.

    Get the Recipe @ themediterraneandish

    34. Dabo – Ethiopian Honey Bread

    Another cracking Ethiopian classic bread recipe is Dabo. This Honey and Milk Bread are made during the festive season, and it is rich and unique.

    Try this heavenly Dabo today and make your special occasions even more special.

    Get the Recipe @ cuisinefiend

    35. Nan Barbari – Persian Bread

    Nan Barbari is a traditional Persian Bread that is very popular! This easy and fun-to-make bread is absolutely delicious.

    It has a perfect crust and soft texture that everyone will love. This sesame seed bread is great with cheese, walnuts, or some fresh cucumbers and tomatoes.

    Get the Recipe @ unicornsinthekitchen

    36. Lavash (Armenian Flatbread)

    Another great variation of flatbread that you will love is Lavash, or Armenian Flatbread.

    This recipe is super simple to make with common ingredients. The dough is rolled into a thin sheet and baked to golden perfection.

    Get the Recipe @ tarasmulticulturaltable

    37. Moroccan Bread (Khobz)

    Khobz is made in every Moroccan household, it’s one of their staples. This absolutely easy recipe makes your meal super tasty and filling.

    So try this unique and nicely textured bread today, and impress everyone at home.

    Get the Recipe @ mymoorishplate

    38. Aish Baladi

    Aish Baladi is a great and healthy option for pita bread. This recipe is a classic Egyptian Flatbread that is very easy to make.

    These bread pockets are perfect to stuff with your favorite fillings, or just serve with delicious hummus.

    Get the Recipe @ mycookingjourney

    39. Lagana

    This Lagna is mostly eaten during the Greek Lent season, but you can make this flavorful bread any time and relish it.

    Perfect for dipping, it goes almost with everything. You will love this crusty sesame bread, so plan to make this Lagana today.

    Get the Recipe @ realgreekrecipes

    40. Buccellato

    We are wrapping this list of the world’s classic types of bread with this ancient Buccellato. This is basically a sweet bread from Lucca, and is famous in the Tuscan region.

    This bread is super easy to make and has nuts and sugar that make it sweet with wonderful textures. ‘Old is gold’, this phrase is perfect for this Buccellato for sure…

    Get the Recipe @ julskitchen

    So there you go, forty amazing and varied different types of bread from around the world. With all of these recipes to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect finale for your feast.

    Save or pin this collection of great recipes so you always know where to find it. And be sure to subscribe to GypsyPlate, we’re always cooking up new easy recipes for you!

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    Types of Bread from Around the World

    This incredible collection of Types of Bread from Around the World will make you marvel at the variety of this staple food. We love this no knead bread:


    • 3 cups flour
    • 2 tsp instant yeast
    • 2 tsp salt
    • 1.5 cups water


      1. Mix dry ingredients in a large bowl. Add water and mix until you have an even consistency.
      2. Cover bowl and rest on counter 3 hours.
      3. Place large dutch oven in oven and pre heat to 450°F.
      4. Dust flour on work surface and scrape dough onto surface. Dust more flour atop dough. Fold in the edges and work the dough into a rough ball shape.
      5. Place ball onto parchment paper and transfer to bowl. If oven is not yet preheated, place dish towel over bowl.
      6. When oven is pre heated, remove dutch oven. Place dough, along with parchment paper, inside. Cover and return to oven. Bake 30 minutes.
      7. Remove lid and bake another 20 minutes, until bread has a nice golden color.
      8. Set bread on rack and let rest 15 minutes before slicing.

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