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Toast or bruschetta?

stickywicketstickywicket Posts: 26,000 ✭✭✭
edited 20. Sep 2014, 03:05 in Community Chit-chat archive
I've never seen the point of bruschetta. Although I love a nice baguette or ciabatta, for me, once toasted, the balance is all wrong between crusty and soft. I was even told recently that it should be toasted two days in advance before the topping is added :o Not ideal for a quick lunch, then :roll:

I have a sneaky feeling that, if bruschetta had been the English norm and some TV chef had come back from foreign parts trumpeting the wonder of the toasted square(ish) loaf, bruschetta would have long ago disappeared from menus.

What do you think?
“There is always a well-known solution to every human problem - neat, plausible, and wrong.” H.L. Mencken

Toast or bruscheta 10 votes

Toast
50% 5 votes
Bruschetta
0% 0 votes
Both
40% 4 votes
Neither
10% 1 vote

Comments

  • SloshSlosh Posts: 3,194
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Hot buttered toast everytime.
    He did not say you will not be storm tossed, you will not be sore distressed, you will not be work weary. He said you will not be overcome.
    Julian of Norwich
  • stickywicketstickywicket Posts: 26,000 ✭✭✭
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    :D I'm salivating, Slosh :lol:
    “There is always a well-known solution to every human problem - neat, plausible, and wrong.” H.L. Mencken
  • barbara12barbara12 Posts: 20,945 ✭✭
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Toast buttered with good quality strawberry jam...or marmalade.. :D
    Love
    Barbara
  • SloshSlosh Posts: 3,194
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Plum jam for me.
    He did not say you will not be storm tossed, you will not be sore distressed, you will not be work weary. He said you will not be overcome.
    Julian of Norwich
  • dreamdaisydreamdaisy Posts: 31,567 ✭✭✭
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    I reckon that both have a role to play, for me it depends upon the time of day. Toast at breakfast and maybe lunch, bruschetta for mid-afternoon or early evening. DD
    Have you got the despatches? No, I always walk like this. Eddie Braben
  • LignumVitaeLignumVitae Posts: 1,972
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Hot buttered crumpets for me please
    Hey little fighter, things will get brighter
  • Boomer13Boomer13 Posts: 1,931
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Bruschetta on hard crackers like Ryvita, etc for lunch.

    Buttered toast with peach marmalade or honey and cinnamon, please.
  • migmig Posts: 7,150
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Well done toast with pork dripping and the jelly on. Mig
  • stickywicketstickywicket Posts: 26,000 ✭✭✭
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Toast for most, then :D Good :wink:
    “There is always a well-known solution to every human problem - neat, plausible, and wrong.” H.L. Mencken
  • Airwave!Airwave! Posts: 2,427 ✭✭
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Oh dear, 57% holding sway for 100% of the population, the rest will now be given a vote whether they want to leave and take their bread, garlic, tomatoes with them (it will run out soon!). This will be followed by the worth of all bread falling and us eating cake.

    Sound familiar?
  • dachshunddachshund Posts: 7,841 ✭✭✭
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    toast marmite and banana
    joan xx
    take care
    joan xx
  • appleroseapplerose Posts: 3,621
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    I'm with DD on this. Hot buttered toast for breakfast and bruschetta any other time. My boss's brother-in-law is an Italian chef. His bruschetta is to die for.
    Christine
  • frogmortonfrogmorton Posts: 26,336 ✭✭✭✭
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    I voted both because it depends when and in what circumstances.

    This week I have been eating 5 seed wholemeal toast with butter and philede*phia...yum :D

    Being a piggy - BOTH is all a could vote.

    love

    Toni xxx
    Love

    Toni xxx
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