A bagel is a type of bread product that is shaped like a ring. It originated in Jewish communities in Poland in the 16th or 17th century and has become a popular food item in many parts of the world.Bagels are made from yeasted wheat dough, which is typically boiled briefly in water before being baked. This boiling process gives the bagel its characteristic chewy interior and shiny, slightly crisp crust.

Bagels can be plain or flavored with various ingredients such as sesame seeds, poppy seeds, onion, garlic, salt, or everything seasoning.

They are often sliced horizontally and served with cream cheese, butter, smoked salmon, deli meats, or used as the base for sandwiches. Bagels come in different sizes, flavors, and varieties, catering to various tastes and preferences.

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