Definition of bruschetta
: thick slices of bread grilled, rubbed with garlic, drizzled with olive oil, often topped with tomatoes and herbs, and usually served as an appetizer
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Menu: * Reception: Old Cuban (Baccardi Ocho and Mionetto Prosecco). * First course: Campari tomato bruschetta.
The Art Deco bar is packed with tanned locals, who come to sip Vitkin Syrah and snack on the generous, free bruschetta and olives.
And at Chai Pani in Asheville, N.C., chef Meherwan Ihrani will turn Bhindi Masala, or spicy okra, into a bruschetta topping, brushing griddled bread with ghee and sprinkling crushed pistachios and fresh cilantro over the top.
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Origin and Etymology of bruschetta
Italian, from Italian dialect (Tuscany), from bruscare to toast, burn, probably from Vulgar Latin *brusicare, frequentative of *brusare, *brusiare to burn
First Known Use: 1954See Words from the same year
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