Thursday, March 14, 2013


1 Bruschetta consists of grilled bread rubbed with garlic and topped with olive oil, salt and pepper. Variations may include toppings of spicy red pepper, tomato, vegetables, beans, cured meat, or cheese. Bruschetta is usually served as a snack or appetizer.
2 Garlic bread consists of bread topped with garlic and olive oil or butter. It is then either grilled or broiled until toasted, or baked in an oven. The Garlic bread is commonly served as an entrée.
3 Crostini (meaning "little toasts" in Italian) are an Italian appetizer consisting of small slices of grilled
or toasted bread and toppings. The toppings may include a variety of different cheeses, meats, and vegetables, or may be presented more simply with a brush of olive oil and herbs or a sauce.
Crostini are typically made using French or Italian baguettes and are often served with wine.
4 A crouton is a piece of sautéed or rebaked bread, often cubed and seasoned, that is used to add texture and flavor to salads, like the Caesar salad, as an accompaniment to soups, or eaten as a snack food.
5 French toast, also known as eggy bread is a dish of bread soaked in beaten eggs and then fried.
When French toast is served as a sweet dish, milk, sugar, vanilla or cinnamon are also commonly added before frying, and then it may be topped with sugar, butter, fruit, syrup, or other items. When it is a savory dish, it is generally fried with a pinch of salt, and can then be served with a sauce such as ketchup or mayonnaise.
6 Melba toast is a dry, crisp and thinly sliced toast, often served with soup and salad or topped with either melted cheese or pâté.
Pâté  is a mixture of cooked ground meat and fat minced into a spreadable paste. Common additions include vegetables, herbs, spices, and either wine or cognac, armagnac or brandy. Pâté can be served either hot or cold, but it is considered to develop its fullest flavor after a few days of chilling.
A sandwich of Middle Eastern origin. Falafel is is usually served in pita bread with tahini (sesame seed paste) thinned with water or lemon or hummus (chickpeas puréed with tahini). Other accompaniments include tomato, parsley, chopped lettuce, pickled onions or cucumbers. 
8 A finger sandwich is a type of tea sandwich, so named because the rectangular piece of bread was sliced into long “finger” slices, as opposed to triangles or squares.
A sandwich of peanut butter and Marshmallow Fluff marshmallow creme, originating in New England. Sometimes bananas and honey are added.
A sandwich that is battered and fried. Any sandwich can be fried, but peanut butter sandwiches are a popular choice.
11 A Hot Dog is also a sandwich: It’s meat on a roll.

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