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Swedish crispbread.
Alternative namesHard bread
Place of originSweden
Region or stateNordic countries
Main ingredientsRye flour, salt, water

Crispbread[1][a] is a flat and dry type of bread or cracker made mostly of rye flour. Crispbreads are very light. They stay fresh for a very long time because they are so dry. Crispbread is a staple food. [2] it used to be called a poor man's diet.

Crispbread in England with butter, cheese, egg and tomato.

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Different types and shapes of commercial crispbread:

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  1. Swedish: knäckebröd (sv, lit.'crack bread'), hårt bröd/hårdbröd (lit.'hard bread'), spisbröd (lit.'stove bread') or knäcke; Danish: knækbrød; Norwegian: knekkebrød; Finnish: näkkileipä or näkkäri; Estonian: näkileib; Icelandic: hrökkbrauð; Faroese: knekkbreyð; German: Knäckebrot (de) or Knäcke; Low German: Knackbrood.

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