Survey a local supermarket to investigate how many varieties of bread are offered and to what extent this choice is multi-cultural andor intercultural e.g,baguettes,mexican wraps etc.
Pupils may reflect that as so many people all over the world use some kind of bread it's one of the closest foods we have to a universal food. As such it has helped to shape "the world as a global community". Pupils could collect different recipes for bread from around the world and bake samples at home to bring into school and share, or bake in school itself. They could research where these ingredients come from and plot the patterns of trade revealed onto a world map. analysing breads used in the past and their ingredients,they could contrast the extent to which a staple like bread in Ancient Egypt was dependant on imports compared with the Egypt of today.
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