Originated from the Jews in Egypt. Legend says that "they had to leave so fast they couldnt wait for the bread to rise.
non used, this is why the bread is flat and crunchy.
heated in an oven. when cooked it will break cleanly and crisply.
Matzo used in the traditional jewish holiday "passover". name means "bread of affliction". Broken into pieces and passed around the table to symbolize family.