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.