Breaking bread: the story of the zopf

Switzerland's national bread is a buttery delight with a macabre history.

Around the world in 6 pastrami sandwiches

Mouthwatering peppery pastrami towers of gluttonous proportions.

Breaking bread: the rise of challah

Explore the storied past of this traditional bread and where to find the best loaves.

Breaking bread: the story of the baguette

How this iconic bread came to be and where to find the best bakes out there.

Breaking bread: the history of the pretzel

How the pretzel found its name and saved a city from invasion.

Breaking bread: a history of Montréal’s bagels

The real story behind this iconic bake and the very best spots to try them in Montréal.

Britain's best bakeries

Dusted almond croissants, iced-cinnamon rolls and crusty sourdough loaves are on the menu.