Oh come on now. If this isn't the father of all false friends :D (Brot meaning bread in German)
You might want to think of the English 'broth' instead, being the base of good soup.
And that you can have 'aran' with your 'brot'. :-)
I wonder if "broth" would be accepted here.
I too was looking for bread, before I remembered that broth is the real cognate.
I had the for interpretation