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When I had eaten my bread, I went to work.
After I had eaten my bread, I went to work.
After I ate my bread, I went to work.


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After I had eaten my bread, I went to work. :tick:
After I ate my bread, I went to work. :tick: This is the best sentence. The tense is simple and balanced.

When I had eaten my bread, I went to work. :cross:
When I ate my bread, I went to work. :cross:

The above two sentences are not very good. They have another possible meaning, which is 'Whenever I ate my bread, I went to work. Whenever I didn't eat it, I didn't go to work.'

Probably the above example is not very likely to be misunderstood, but in some other circumstance confusion could exist with "When". The "After" sentences are much better.
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