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Takhaet's Bakery


Come exchange your items for my freshly baked bread loaves! Smell the life-sustaining scent. No meal is complete without bread! I have over 40 kinds of breads and cakes.  My bread won't wear down your teeth, either. No stone particles here. I don't add sand to hasten the making of flour, and my stone threshing floor is the best around.

I have loaves of all kinds of grains and added ingredients, both spiced, filled, and sweet. I have different shapes, for both plain and ceremonial use, and have bread made from different kinds of ovens. I also have non-bread goods.
 

Breads from Various Grains and Ingredients. Whatever your favorite is, I have it!

 
Barley Barley bread

Emmer - for our peasant patrons Picture of emmer bread

Spelt Picture of spelt bread

Wheat Picture of wheat bread

With butter, milk, and eggs With butter, milk, and eggs

Whole grain Whole grain

Coarsely cracked grain Coarsely cracked grain

Durah, a kind of millet
picture of millet bread








 

Spiced Breads, etc.

 
Anise-flavored - everyone's favorite spice picture of anise bread

Cumin-flavored Picture of Cumin-flavored bread

With coriander seeds Picture of bread with coriander seeds

Herbed picture of herbed bread

Bread with nuts
Picture of bread with nuts


Filled Breads

Thick loaf with filled center of beans or vegetables
picture of filled breads

Raised edges to hold eggs, etc.
picture of breads with raised edges






Sweet Breads and Cakes

 
Honey cakes picture of honeycakes

Sweet pastries, various Picture of pastries

Tiger nut flour mixed with honey

Bread with figs picture of bread with figs

Bread with dates picture of date bread

Sweet wine cakes
picture of sweet wine cakes





 

Shapes

Looking for your favorite shape? Here they are:
 

Everyday Use

 
Flat bread picture of flatbreads

Crescents picture of crescents

Round loaves and ovals picture of round loaves

Pyramids picture of conical breads

Disks Disks

Buns picture of buns

Hexagonal shapes






 I make my breads with the finest materials, including my bedja or bread molds.
picture of bedja

Ceremonial

Various animals, including fish, and human figures
 

Ovens Used

Looking for bread made a special way? I have it.
On a griddle
From a conical stove
 

Non-Bread Goods

Stewed grain gruel
Baked groats
 

Hungry? Pick up your "I buy bread at the Market" graphic.

"I buy bread at the Market"

The Panhistoria code is (replace the parentheses with brackets):
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The link is http://www.geocities.com/takhaetmentuhotep/market/bakery.htm

My Fine Sources

Bread, the Staff of Life. (August 2003, June 2004). Available at: http://nefertiti.iwebland.com/timelines/topics/bread.htm

Brier, Bob, and Hoyt Hobbs. (1999). Daily Life of the Ancient Egyptians. Westport, Connecticutt: Greenwood Press.

Collier, Mark, and Bill Manley. (1998). How to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs: A Step-By-Step Guide to Teach Yourself. Los Angeles: University of California Press.

David, Rosalie. (1998). Handbook to Life in Ancient Egypt. New York: Oxford University Press.

Howard, Jane. Tour Egypt Feature: Bread in Ancient Egypt. Available at: http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/bread.htm

Oachs, Mitch. (2002). Ancient Egyptian Diet. Available at: http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/prehistory/egypt/dailylife/diet_egypt.htm

Phillips, Sarah. The Diet of the Ancient Egyptians. Available at: http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/diet.htm

Reisner. (1999). The Sphinx and the Pyramids: 100 Years of American Archaeology at Giza. From the Semitic Museum. Available at: http://www.fas.harvard.edu/_semitic/hsm/GizaBuiltEgypt.htm

Watterson, Barbara. (1991). Women in Ancient Egypt. Phoenix Mill-Thrupps-Stroud-Gloucestershire, UK: Alan Sutton Publishing Limited.
 
 

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