Lightly toasted bread, butter and anchovies are quick and easy croutons with a unique flavor.
A perfect appetizer for party days or a tasty snack.
Croutons with butter and anchovies are easy to make and have a great effect, but to obtain a perfect result it is essential to use good quality raw materials.
If you have the time and are feeling adventurous, you can also flavor the butter with herbs (even basil broken up by hand and then mixed with the butter at room temperature.
For a dramatic effect, you can use a small sac à poche to create 'little flowers' of butter.
If you like butter and anchovy croutons as much as we do, you can take small milk or oil sandwiches and make them for lunch instead of as an appetizer or entree.
Prepare the Bread
Slice the tuscan bread or baguette or bread to a thickness of about 1/2 inch.
Heat a grill and toast the bread slices, or put them in a toaster or in the oven for a couple of minutes.
Add the butter
Add a noisette of butter on the bread. If you feel adventurous, you can set the butter aside until it becomes room temperature and mix some herbs in it (any herb can do, but we suggest shredding the basil with your hands.
Add anchovies and garnish dish
Finally, add a fillet of anchovy on each bread slice.
Decorate with a basil leaf or a little boiled chicory leaf or parsley if you like. Some lemon zest also complements your bruschetta in the perfect way