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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Try this savory compote atop your cabbage steaks, or use it for bruschetta or pasta.
Menu: * Reception: Old Cuban (Baccardi Ocho and Mionetto Prosecco). * First course: Campari tomato bruschetta.
Serve it with grilled fish this summer, or use it as a dip for vegetables or pita chips or as a topping for a Spanish version of 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.
As darkness falls, stroll over to Bar Acuda for garlicky bruschetta topped with local tomatoes, grilled flank steak banderillas with black pepper-pineapple jam and other small plates.
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.
The bruschetta, green apple, and brie tower is finished with walnuts sweetened with a sugar-and-vinegar mixture concocted in a saucepan and poured over the nuts, which are then baked.
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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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