There is no substitute for bread. It is one of a handful of life's simple pleasures essential to our daily lives. The very smell of it makes us feel at home anywhere and at the same time transports us to some of our favorite memories. Bread brings us joy and comfort. It reassures us and makes us feel close and connected to those we care about. It is a gift that fulfills our bodies strengthens our minds and nourishes our spirits. Bread is the food of life.