If you’re wondering what the difference is between bruschetta and crostini, it has more to do with the preparation than with the size and thinness of the bread. Both bruschetta and crostini are Italian terms for toast bread. Generally, crostini are smaller and thinner. But that isn’t what really sets it apart from bruschetta. Crostini is simply toasted slices of bread served with a variety of toppings. Bruschetta is toasted bread rubbed with raw garlic, drizzled with...
- 1/4 c. of blanched, squeezed and chopped spinach (see a related article)
- 1/4 c. of shredded cheese, whatever variety you like
- 1/4 c. of chopped tomatoes
- salt and pepper, to taste
- 4 to 6 slices of bread (I used a baguette but you can choose any kind of bread)
- 1 clove of garlic, cut in half
- extra virgin olive oil