ciabatta

noun
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

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Worth Takeaway This charming little sandwich shop in downtown Mesa slings a great crispy chicken, topped with crisp house pickles, sweetened with fiery Sriracha honey and nestled into tender, fresh ciabatta. Dominic Armato, azcentral, "Forget Popeyes and Chick-fil-A. These 13 chicken sandwiches in metro Phoenix are better," 28 Aug. 2019 The sandwich, $8.95, is a fried chicken breast drizzled with Buffalo sauce and served with bacon and blue cheese rand dressing on a ciabatta bun. Greg Morago, Houston Chronicle, "Houston celebs tapped to create sandwiches for charity," 20 Aug. 2019 The shareable dish is made with ciabatta bread from local favorite Hinkel’s Bakery. Birmingham Magazine, al, "These are Birmingham’s 10 best snackable appetizers," 5 Aug. 2019 Don’t miss the ham and asiago cheese breakfast sandwich or the lunch sandwich, made with lime-cilantro aioli, turkey, cucumber, tomatoes, lettuce and cheese on crunchy ciabatta. Grace Wong, chicagotribune.com, "McKinley Park bakery Butterdough serves up small-batch croissants, plus more Chicago restaurant openings and closings," 30 July 2019 Consider these options as well: rye, roast beef and horseradish; dinner rolls, lump crabmeat and whole-grain mustard; ciabatta, olive oil, jamon and Manchego. Rebecca White, Dallas News, "The tea sandwich has returned, and it's modern and creative," 16 July 2019 In Italy, a panino is usually made with focaccia or ciabatta bread, a famous version of it filled with fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, basil, and olive oil. Fortune, "Why This Classic Israeli Sandwich Should Be on Your Foodie To-Do List," 13 July 2019 Along with pizzas from a wood-burning tile oven and a healthy roster of cocktails, beer and wine, QPV does a simple ciabatta that delivers big flavor with a deli-sized pile of sliced salami, melty Gouda cheese and spicy aioli ($10). Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "5 San Antonio sandwiches to eat right now," 2 Apr. 2018 Split ciabatta bread and grill until toasted, 1 minute per side, then rub each cut side with 1 large clove garlic and brush with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Grilled Squash Garlic Bread," 25 July 2018

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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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