Definitions

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  • n. starters of savoury toppings on toasted or fried bread

Etymologies

Italian crostini ("little crusts") (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Although the chicken livers on a crostini are a little overcooked, the sauce is so robust you forgive them.

    Restaurant review: San Carlo Cicchetti

  • Embrace the Mediterranean flare and share plates, starting with a crostini, which is toasted bread with toppings.

    East Side Mediterranean

  • WB25: A Night of Wine and Food in Florence for Two with Award Winning Sommelier Services Enjoy an evening for two persons in Florence, Tuscany in a historical Trattoria with a complete menu from "crostini" to their typical biscuits and soups and meat and eveything you can expect from a Trattoria that's been running for more than 100 years

    The Happiness Project

  • Crostini should be bite-size, but this single piece of toast was too large in diameter to be considered true "crostini".

    Independent.ie - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • But then you encounter more refined offerings such as crostini with smoked salmon, goat's cheese, rocket and chives.

    Independent.ie - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • The company brought in a garden full of flowers, crostini topped with fava bean puree, and, as is de rigeur these days with a fragrance launch, flat screen televisions playing a video evoking the sensory emotions of the scent.

    The Art of Location

  • Phoebe and Cara -- I reckon you could call this Mexican crostini!

    Molletes with homemade bolillos | Homesick Texan

  • I have an obsession with putting anything and everything on a piece of toasted bread and calling it crostini. this seems like the mexican version I have been making for years, but never until now knew was an actual dish! wonderful!

    Molletes with homemade bolillos | Homesick Texan

  • They included counter-clockwise from center: the wonderful Spanish white anchovies -- Boquerones, that are an entertaining staple at Larry and Susan's table, lightly roasted little tomatoes with fresh mozzarella on crostini, grilled flat beans, sautéed Padron peppers (the one's flown in from California), pickles, grilled sweet peppers and the ground beef and bacon sliders -- ketchup on the side.

    Steve Poses: On the Table: Farm Stands of New York's Hudson River Valley

  • They included counter-clockwise from center: the wonderful Spanish white anchovies -- Boquerones, that are an entertaining staple at Larry and Susan's table, lightly roasted little tomatoes with fresh mozzarella on crostini, grilled flat beans, sautéed Padron peppers (the one's flown in from California), pickles, grilled sweet peppers and the ground beef and bacon sliders -- ketchup on the side.

    Steve Poses: On the Table: Farm Stands of New York's Hudson River Valley

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