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By Alastair Little and Richard Whittington

Published 1993

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This is a Tuscan bread and vegetable salad. I had known about the dish for a number of years, but had eaten some unpalatable versions and was generally put off by the notion of eating soggy bread. Then I tried making it in Umbria using very stale bread and it was delicious. Returning to London, filled with enthusiasm, I attempted to recreate the dish in the restaurant using English bread and found it soggy again. I then tried it using breadcrumbs made from stale bread slices baked with o