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Khalil Kamal makes sure he regularly visits Kuwait's popular Souq al-Mubarakiya, where he enjoys his favorite kebab meal with onion, rocket and freshly baked Iranian bread.For decades, Iranian bread -- known as taftoon -- has been a staple of Kuwaiti breakfast, lunch and dinner tables.Hassan Abdullah Zachriaa, a Kuwaiti of Iranian origin, opened Al-Walimah in 1996 .Zachriaa, who is in his 70s, said the restaurant puts out between 400 and 500 loaves of Iranian bread a day.Derbas Hussein al-Zoabi, 81, a customer at Al-Walimah, said that many Kuwaitis were raised on Iranian bread.Other than at street markets, Kuwaitis can buy Iranian bread from co-ops, where people line up in the early hours of the morning and again in the evening to get the freshly baked goods.Bakeries specializing in Iranian bread began popping up in Kuwait in the 1970s and have since expanded to more than 100, according to the deputy chief of the Union Co-operative Society, Khaled al-Otaibi.
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