8/3/17 – Italian Bread


Welcome to Five Course Trivia! Five days a week, we’ll post five questions about something from the culinary world, from soup to nuts and all dishes in between.

In honor of a question we got right at trivia last night (as well as recent travels), today’s post is all about Italian breads. Enjoy!

1. A single unit of the Italian bread known as grissini is probably better known to you as what ten-letter word?

2. Name the Italian bread seen here, originally from Milan, is a sweet bread often featuring raisins or candied fruits, and is eaten around Christmastime?

Question 2

3. Name the bread used in the sandwich seen here.

Question 3

4. What wheat flour bread shown here takes its name from the Italian for “slipper”, as in 1982, Francesco Favaron, the creator of the bread, thought it had a similar shape to his wife’s slippers?

Question 4

5. Similar in style to pizza, name the bread seen here, which employs olive oil, herbs, and salt.

Question 5



1. Breadstick
2. Panettone
3. Muffuletta (same as the sandwich name)
4. Ciabatta
5. Focaccia

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