- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 1 thick slice (1-inch) stale country-style bread</
- In a medium skillet, warm the olive oil over medium heat. Add the bread and fry slowly, turning once, until golden brown on both sides, about 4 minutes. Drain on paper towels.
- In a mortar, pound the almonds with the garlic and salt to make a smooth paste; or puree in a blender or food processor. Add the fried bread, paprika, cinnamon, and sugar and pound or pur