Breadmaking is one of the oldest traditions in the world. In fact, many historians believe that bread has been around for more than 30,000 years. And while there are breads in almost every single culture, there are those that deserve more attention than others. After all: "Good bread requires great technique and understanding of the dough, but most importantly patience," says Chef Johnson Yu, bread coordinator and chief instructor at the International Culinary Center.
In a world where traditional ways of cooking are making a comeback, why not give a shoutout to good, old bread? Take a tour of the best breads around the world, while also learning where to get them in the U.S. and learning how to make them from the included bread recipes.