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The Eleventh Doctor spreads butter on a slice of bread. (TV: The Eleventh Hour)


Bread was a food found on Earth.

While in France in July 1794, Ian Chesterton found some bread while searching through a farmhouse with the First Doctor, Barbara Wright and Susan Foreman, saying it "was a bit stale." (TV: "A Land of Fear")

In a Hooverville in 1930 New York, Solomon broke up a fight over a loaf of bread. (TV: Daleks in Manhattan)

In London in 1952, the Xhinn used drugged bread as part of their plan to enslave humanity. (PROSE: Amorality Tale)

In the 1970s, Mark gave Sarah Jane Smith some pure bread. (TV: Invasion of the Dinosaurs)

On Oseidon, Harry Sullivan's android duplicate gave the Fourth Doctor and Sarah Jane bread and water. (TV: The Android Invasion)

In Sabrina's flat, there were slabs of eggy bread inside a wok. (PROSE: Hospitality)

In 1996, shortly after the Eleventh Doctor's regeneration, Amelia Pond served him bread with butter. He threw it out the front door in disgust with the cry, "And stay out!" (TV: The Eleventh Hour)

Learning that a Slitheen feared Clyde Langer's cold chip sandwich, Maria Jackson briefly suggested the Slitheen were allergic to bread before Sarah Jane Smith recalled seeing a Slitheen eating a sandwich. (TV: Revenge of the Slitheen)

Sometime in the late 2000s, Iris Wildthyme ate garlic bread in a restaurant, but she didn't enjoy it. (AUDIO: Wildthyme at Large)

Naan bread was served at the Church of the Outsiders' UK commune. It was Erin Lewis's favourite and she recommended it to Ianto Jones. (AUDIO: Believe)

In 2018, Sonya Khan forgot to get bread for her family on the week of the giant spider outbreak in Sheffield. Her sister Yasmin used the excuse of going to get bread when she chose to leave her family to continue to travel with the Thirteenth Doctor. (TV: Arachnids in the UK)

Other references[]

Edward Watkinson wrote an essay, Beer Before Bread? A Theory Revisited, expounding a theory that civilisations developed beer before bread. (PROSE: Walking to Babylon)

On the Worldsphere, saRa!qava spent some of her time perfecting baking bread. (PROSE: The Also People)

Satthralope considered the ciabatta (that was Dorothée's) to be like a sort of rough bread Shobogans baked in ember fires: chewy and richly flavoured with herbs. (PROSE: Lungbarrow)

On Hyspero, Sam Jones and Gila traded an etheric beam locator for some bread. (PROSE: The Scarlet Empress)