Wednesday, September 14, 2016

"Bruschetta" isn't a tomato and basil salad

"Bruschetta" isn't the name for a mixture of tomato, garlic, and basil. "Bruschetta" describes the combination of the toast on which a tomato, garlic, and basil mixture can be put, or a million other toppings, for that matter.

Pampered Chef promotes its savviness of food and cooking and ought to know better.

It's a pet peeve of mine when people who are knowledgeable about food, cooking, and gastronomy misuse words like this.  When we have Google and Wikipedia and a million food blogs, recipes sites, and cookbooks at our fingertips, there's no excuse for it.  None.  

And don't get me started on the pronunciation....