Butter Bean Bruschetta

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Food of the Sun: A Fresh Look at Mediterranean Cooking

Food of the Sun

By Alastair Little and Richard Whittington

Published 1995

  • About

Call grilled bread ‘bruschetta’ and people feel excited about it, as if it was something sexy and fashionable, a Naomi Campbell among toasts. ‘You’re going to love this dish, it’s so Italian, so honest somehow. Shepherds adore to snack on it under the shadow of olive trees. Sit and eat with us.’ Pause. ‘Share.’

The crusty wheat flour peasant bread is held under one arm and sliced with a blade that unfolds from a bone handle, and then toasted over an open fire of vine trimmings. A cl