Definitions

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  • n. A light Italian dish of toasted bread with a savoury topping

Etymologies

From Italian bruschetta. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • These days the term bruschetta has come to signify garlic toast topped with diced tomatoes.

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  • Tommy -- Mexican bruschetta is a good name for it!

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  • Now that bruschetta is everywhere, it is not so unusual to read about toast in food magazines, cookbooks, and weblogs.

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  • Surely catalans claim its invention, but bruschetta is pretty simmilar concept.

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  • A large grilled slice of bread served on a plate and eaten with a knife and fork is called bruschetta in Italy.

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  • The bruschetta was a pile of tiny, fresh tomatoes on a thin slice of toasted bread, but I felt bad that we were paying a generous amount for anyone who ordered a sponge.

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  • When I was cooking a dinner party for a good friend recently, she suggested we try an idea she had seen in a magazine, something the authors called a "bruschetta bar" - setting out toast, olive oil, tomatoes, mozzarella and basil and letting guests construct their own bruschetta.

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  • My understanding backed up by my tattered copy of "Grande Enciclopedia Illustrata della Gastronomia" is that a bruschetta is a basic thing - the only endorsed topping beyond the basic olive oil and salt is a little chopped tomato.

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  • Robustly flavorful but not in the least heavy, the bruschetta was a hit all around.

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  • The bruschetta is a rustic version with chunks of tomato; pizzas have a nice thin crust, and most entrees are classic pasta dishes like linguine with seafood in tomato sauce and a massive eggplant parmigiana in a sweet red sauce.

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