Daily Bread

Egyptian bread lies spread outside a traditional bakery in Bahrain’s Adliya neighbourhood just before being packed into packets of five. Arabic bread, called khubus, is an everyday favourite, with a bakery at most a few streets away from every household. Several varieties – Egyptian, Lebanese and Bahraini – are available at 27 cents a pack, a rate heavily subsidized by the government. Unlike in the … Continue reading Daily Bread