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Pretty much the same way we do today, but then it was usually barley ( wheat was too expensive) so the barley was ground, water added, tallow and it was baked in a fireplace among the coals. I think it was a little crunchy.

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In the Middle Ages, most people bought their bread, including most serfs who lived on the manors where the grain was grown. The reason for this is that most people could not afford to own an oven. Sometimes millers baked bread as part of their business, but more often, the bread was baked by bakers.

The preparation of bread in those days was very much as it is today, except that the mixing had to be done by hand, and the yeast was kept alive in a bowl, rather than being reconstituted from dry powder. Flour and water were mixed with whatever other things the recipe called for, such as yeast, salt, and seasonings. This was kneaded and allowed to rise through one or more cycles, and was put into the oven until it was done.

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Almost identically to how it is made now in most respects, except that the loaves were usually round. Even in biblical times, the making of bread, as described in The Bible, differs little from the modern procedure.

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