Real Bread Week

Real Bread Week

Real Bread Week is a great opportunity to get baking with your community, school or after-school club but it’s also a chance to get a taste of different cultures.


Below we have a selection of simple recipes from around the world - why not give them a try and share your produce with your community? Grab your apron and get baking!


If you are sharing your baked goods with your community, don’t forget to register your Get Together!


Challah Bread


Challah is a special bread in Jewish cuisine, usually braided and typically eaten on ceremonial occasions such as Shabbat and major Jewish holidays. Read about challah's strands of culture, history and continuity.


Basic Real Bread recipe


You don't have to be an experienced baker to try this simple, no-fuss Real Bread recipe by the Real Bread Campaign.




Focaccia is a traditional Italian olive-oil based bread. It is normally quite flat, round or square shaped. It is often flavoured with herbs such as rosemary, thyme or sage and is delicious with ham and cheese. This super simple recipe is perfect for cooking with children.


Traditional Barabrith


Barabrith, meaning ‘speckled bread’, is traditional Welsh yeasted bread. The ‘speckles’ comes from the inclusion of dried fruit and it delicious when spread with butter for a tea-time treat. This easy to follow recipe is ideal for baking as a family.


Naan bread

Naan is an oven-baked flatbread. Varieties can be from Western Asia, South Asia, Indonesia, Myanmar and the Caribbean! This particular naan recipe is fragrant and perfect enjoyed warm alongside your favourite curry.


We’d love to see your bakes, tag us on Twitter using or share your photos in our Get Togethers community Facebook group.

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