Breads Around The World: Bagels

By: Emmy Larson

History of Bagels

Bagels originated from Poland. Jews were the first ones to make bagels. Bagels were made because during sabbath they would make bread on Saturday evenings. Unlike many other breads, bagels take very little time to bake.

Other Facts

-Leavening agent in bagels is yeast

-You first put the bagel in boiling water, then bake it in the oven

-The main ingredients in bagels are yeast, flour, and water