Thursday, May 31, 2012

Bread in Africa



Today's picture was taken in the Sudan in 1936. It shows children selling bread on the streets. Bread appears to be a common part of the diet of just about all people. This looks like a desert, so wonder where the wheat came from to make the flour?

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  1. The Nile runs through The Sudan; there is water for irrigation. The region of South Sudan also gets more rain than the north.

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  2. Yes, and ever spring the Nile would flood the low lands and give the land some new soil like adding fertilizer.

    I see some of the venders got prime spots in the shade. That would be tough to have to sit in the sun all day.

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  3. Although bread was not eaten in Japan until the Portuguese introduced it in the 16th century, it's very popular today. Readers might enjoy knowing that one common item is a noodle sandwich: two slices of bread with fried noodles as the filling. Yum!

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