15 Spreads People Around the World Put on Toast from 15 Spreads People Around the World Put on Toast (Slideshow)
15 Spreads People Around the World Put on Toast (Slideshow)
15 Spreads People Around the World Put on Toast
A piece of toast isn’t much without something spread on top. The most classic toast-and-spread combination is buttered toast, but cultures around the world each have their own favorite spread
Butter and Sugar (Butter Toast) — India
In India, a blend of butter and sugar is spread on toast.
Nutella — Italy
Nutella (chocolate–hazelnut paste) is generously spread on toast in Italy, where the spread originated.
Vegemite, Avocado — Australia, New Zealand
Australians and New Zealanders love their iconic Vegemite (a meaty-tasting paste based on yeast extract) on toast as well as mashed “avo” on toast.
Condensed Milk and Butter — Asia
In many Asian countries, toast is eaten with butter and a bit of condensed milk for creaminess.
Tomato Sauce (Pan con Tomate) — Spain
Spanish toast, called pan con tomate, is topped with olive oil and the juice of fresh tomatoes.
Cheese, Beans, Marmite — United Kingdom
In the United Kingdom, traditional spreads on toast are cheese (in the form of Welsh rarebit), beans, or Marmite (the British equivalent of Vegemite).
Sprinkles — Netherlands
Sprinkles on buttered bread is the Dutch way to eat toast.
Dulce de Leche — Argentina
Breakfast is a sweet affair in Argentina, where dulce de leche (caramelized sweetened milk) on toast is a classic breakfast treat.
Prawns (Toast Skagen) — Sweden
Toast Skagen — what the Swedish call shrimp on toast — is typically served as an appetizer at dinner parties.
Mushrooms and Cheese — Poland
Polish toast, a toasted baguette topped with mushrooms and melted cheese known as zapiekanka, is a popular street food in Poland.