Foodie Vocab Lesson #2: Panzanella

Every Friday at Chew on That, we test your foodie vocabulary by quizzing you on a new foodie word and supply delicious recipes to match!

This week’s word is: panzanella (noun).

Please choose the most appropriate definition for a panzanella. (No cheating!)

a.) A pan-fried Italian stir fry with tomatoes, onions and noodles.
b.) A type of Italian omelette, either simple or enriched with additional ingredients like meats, cheese or vegetables.
c.) A traditional French stew made with eggplants, zucchini and tomatoes.
d.) An Italian bread salad made with sliced bread and fresh tomatoes often flavored with basil, olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper.  The bread used should be day- to week-old.

Now, scroll down for the answer…(no peeking ahead of time!)

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If you chose d.) An Italian bread salad made with sliced bread and fresh tomatoes often flavored with basil, olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper.  The bread used should be day- to week-old, then you are correct!

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Superspark features a droolworthy panzanella (first photo on this page) while Chocolate and Zucchini featured a sophisticated and classic Panzanella (pictured directly above) on her site.

More Panzanella Recipes:
Italian Chicken, Tomato and Bread Salad
Tuscan Bread Salad
Italian Bread Salad Stuffed Tomatoes

Tune in next Friday for the next Foodie Vocab Lesson!

Previous Foodie Vocab Lessons:
Food Vocab Lesson 1: Verrine

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