Garlic bread

bread topped with garlic and olive oil or butter

Garlic bread (also called garlic toast) is a type of toasted bread. It is made of bread (usually baguette), garlic, and some sort of fat (usually olive oil or butter). Other toppings can go into the bread such as oregano, cheese, or black pepper. The bread is then toasted either in a oven or grill. It can be served as a side dish, or as a full meal.

Garlic bread
A common type of garlic bread
CourseEntree or side dish
Serving temperatureCold, warm or hot
Main ingredientsBread (usually baguette), garlic, olive oil or butter

History Edit

Garlic bread came from bruschetta,[1][2] which appeared in Italy around the 15th century, and could've gone back to Ancient Rome.[3]

References Edit

  1. Virbila, S. Irene (20 December 1987) FARE OF THE COUNTRY; Italy's Original Garlic Bread. New York Times
  2. Raichlen, Steven (2014). Man Made Meals: The Essential Cookbook for Guys. Workman Publishing Company. pp. 511–. ISBN 978-0-7611-6644-3.
  3. Sankalan Baidya. "11 Interesting Facts About Bruschetta". Archived from the original on 13 March 2018. Retrieved 13 March 2018.