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Mitteleuropa, West-Mähren - Bäuerliches Brotbacken in Podlesí   [Other Title]

Central Europe, West Moravia - Bread Baking in a Rural Household at Podlesí   [Title Translation]
Year of origin: 1969
Genre: Documentary Film
Locations of shooting: n/a

Production company: Tschechoslowakische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Laboratorium für den Wissenschaftlichen Film (Brünn)
First released by: IWF (Göttingen)
Distributor: IWF (Göttingen)
Author: M. Novácek
  Vlasta Svobodová

Keywords: Backen, Backofen, Brotbacken, Gebet, Kochen, Mehl, Nahrungszubereitung, baking, bread baking, Cooking, flour, food preparation, oven, prayer
A peasant woman in Podlesí, in the Moravian district of Zdár n/Sáz., bakes bread in the typical west Moravian way. It is late winter time when baking is done once or twice a month. The oven is in the family's own house. It is a family of protestants. The leaven is prepared during the previous evening. The next day the dough is prepared and nine loaves are kneaded into shape. In between the work done on baking day the oven is warmed up with the wood lying inside from the last baking. Broth is also made from the leaven. Then the peasant woman inserts the loaves into the oven where they are baked for two hours. Each stage of the work takes place in the kitchen. As soon as the baked bread has cooled down it is eaten. Baking work is done by the peasant woman while her husband confines himself to preparing the wood for next baking.

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Duration: 18 1/2 min

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