cia·​bat·​ta | \ chə-ˈbä-tə How to pronounce ciabatta (audio) \

Definition of ciabatta

: a flat oblong bread having a moist interior and a crispy crust

Examples of ciabatta in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Grill or broil a few slices of a rustic bread, such as ciabatta, brush them with olive oil and serve alongside to sop up the broth. Washington Post, "Mussels are simple to prepare, and add tasty drama to the table," 29 Oct. 2020 While dip is cooking, cut ciabatta into thin slices and again in half. Tanner Saunders, Travel + Leisure, "Antoni Porowski Really, Really Loves Italy — so He Teamed Up With Peroni on New Beer-inspired Recipes," 22 Oct. 2020 Stinson says Parm & Pepper will serve gourmet sandwiches, including the Pork Boss, a porchetta, pork belly confit and pulled pork sandwich, served on rosemary ciabatta with chimichurri. Matt Wake |, al, "Huntsville restauranteurs swapping business locations," 24 Sep. 2020 These croutons, made from the ciabatta, are good in any salad. Star Tribune, "Sunday Supper: Tomato and Roasted Pepper Summer Salad," 4 Sep. 2020 From ’Cooking With The Galleria’ in Fort Lauderdale, Seasons 52 chef Elvis Bravo will demonstrate on Facebook Live how to prepare no-bake garden frittata, Gruyere French omelette, deviled eggs with caviar and ciabatta crostini with quail egg. Mary Lou Cruz,, "Virtual community, entertainment events," 10 Aug. 2020 The vegan-friendly sausage won't be served in an entirely vegan meal, however; the new Impossible breakfast sandwich, which retails for about $5, will feature a fried egg and cheddar cheese atop a ciabatta roll. Zee Krstic, Good Housekeeping, "Is Starbucks’ Impossible Breakfast Sandwich Healthy? A Nutritionist Weighs In," 24 June 2020 To start, purists will crave the classic onion soup gratinee with a healthy heap of gooey gruyere, while the Moroccan lamb meatballs with Noble Bread ciabatta, cucumber mint relish and harissa tomato sauce will appeal to rebels. Georgann Yara, azcentral, "Arizona Restaurant Week Spring 2020: Here are 15 great menus to try for dine-in or takeout," 14 June 2020 Now, Johnson plans to expand bagel flavorss, as well as adding challah, ciabatta and focaccia to the bread options. Matt Wake |, al, "New bakery and cafe coming to downtown Huntsville," 19 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of ciabatta

1985, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ciabatta

Italian, literally, slipper

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7 Nov 2020

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“Ciabatta.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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