In Tajikistan, near the Afghan border, some people still bake bread the traditional way. The video shows a bread that’s very similar to naan — flat bread eaten with curry — that many of us here in Japan are familiar with. This bread is bigger, and patterned in a very interesting way:
Read a little more about Tajik bread traditions on Menu.tj. There’s also a longer, amateur video showing the bread making, and it has some spoken English and some English subtitles. And you can learn more about the country with BBC’s country profile.