One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A crisp piece of bread or pastry hollowed to receive a savoury filling.‘we had mushroom croustade with a hazelnut topping’
- ‘Fresh goat cheese on toasted croustade topped with grilled vegetable medley tossed in balsamic vinaigrette.’
- ‘The great thing about this easy appetizer recipe is that these little croustades can be stored in an airtight tin for up to 2 weeks.’
- ‘Store the croustade shells covered in a dry area.’
- ‘Use this flavored oil for basting, for croustades, and for keeping things from sticking to your grill.’
- ‘There is a wonderful recipe from that region for a croustade that encases apples and prunes in Armagnac.’
- ‘Pile the creamy mixture into the freshly baked croustades, top with the lids and serve straight away with a large green salad on the side.’
- ‘The croustades are made in mini tartlet tins, which are available in trays of 12; what they are essentially are croutons made into tartlet cases.’
- ‘Nowadays croustades are considered old-fashioned in France; they may still be encountered on buffet tables at grand receptions, or as an accompaniment to drinks.’
- ‘A creamy Brie filling piped into a croustade shell, topped with chopped Macadamia nuts and baked til golden brown’
- ‘Simply cut croustades in desired shape and size from puff pastry dough sheets.’
- ‘Return the croustade to the oven for 10-15 mins, to heat through, then remove from the tin and serve on a warmed plate.’
- ‘There were also dense slabs of chocolate fondant, and an apple croustade with a light, frilly crust that melted to butter in your mouth.’
- ‘Spoon into the bread croustades and serve hot, garnished with snipped chives.’
French, from Old French crouste or Italian crostata ‘tart’ (from crosta ‘crust’).
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