Matzah bread, or unleavened bread, plays a central role in Passover. It is extremely easy to make, taking only two ingredients. The only catch to making it, is that it can’t sit for any amount of time prior to cooking because it is not supposed to rise at all. Matzah bread should take only 16 minutes to make from the time you start mixing the flour and water to the time it comes out of the oven.
Matzah bread is very plain, this plainness is on purpose. It helps convey the idea that the Israelites had to leave Egypt in haste when they were freed, therefore they didn’t have time to let their dough rise prior to cooking it.