Monday, October 18, 2010

Egyptian Baker

And it came to pass after these things, that the butler of the king of Egypt and his baker had offended their lord the king of Egypt. Genesis 40:1

Chief Baker – Egyptians were renowned gourmets and knew 57 varieties of bread and 38 different kinds of cake.

The Torah, A Modern Commentary, Edited by W. Gunther Plaut, 1981 by The Union of American Hebrew Congregations, NY, pg 258

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