When it comes to Spanish cuisine, you’re probably already aware of things like paella and tapas. But there’s a lot more to Spain than that, and this recipe can help you experience a unique and small part of Spain Catalonia – the traditional bread with tomato (pan con tomate) recipe. It’s so good that you may never want to eat any other bread! Read on as we show you how to make this iconic Spanish dish at home.
This dish is made with just a few simple ingredients: bread, tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, and salt. But don’t let the simplicity fool you – when done right, pan con tomate is delicious. When at any of the tapas bars during tomato season, you can rest assured that bread topped with a shiny layer of olive oil and tomatoes will greet you at the bar.
How is it Eaten?
The dish is made with bread that’s rubbed with garlic and tomato, with olive added on top. These hunks of tomato-covered bread are famous in Spain for breakfast; they can also be eaten as an appetizer topped with ham, anchovies, or cheese. Adding fresh herbs or hard-boiled egg slices is one option beyond the basics.
The popular Spanish dish is thought to have originated in the early 20th century in the Catalonia region of Spain. The dish is simple to make and can be served as a snack or light meal. Pan con tomate is typically made with fresh tomatoes, but canned tomatoes can also be used. To make the best pan con tomate, you must start with the best bread. A good rule of thumb is to look for hearty bread with a good crust. Sourdough bread is a great option, as is ciabatta or a baguette. If you can’t find any of those, a good ol’ loaf of white bread will do in a pinch.
Ah, Tik Tok – the latest app that has taken over most of our lives. It’s been the home to many new trends, and now it looks as though it’s done it again. Cloud bread is the latest Tik Tok trend – and it looks delicious.
The Famous Bread
So what is cloud bread? It’s a delicious air-filled bread that some people claim tastes just like meringue. The best bit? You only need three ingredients and a little bit of time to create the fluffy bread for yourself.
Just Three Ingredients
To make cloud bread, you need to gather 30 grams of white sugar, 10 grams of cornstarch, and three eggs. Yes, that really is all you need to make this delicious Tik Tok trend.
Simple Cooking Steps
To start, whisk all of the ingredients together in a bowl. Many people say that using an electric whisk is easier due to the amount of whipping you’ll need to do. Continue to mix the ingredient together until you are left with a super-stiff mixture. Then, lay the mixture out onto a baking tray. You want to try and make it into the shape of a half-sphere if you wish for your cloud bread to look authentic. Finally, you merely place the bread into the oven at 300 degrees Fahrenheit for 25 minutes.
Add In Any Extras
One of the best bits about cloud bread is that you can add in whatever you like. Some Tik Tokers add blue food coloring for an authentic look or Oreo crumbs for a sweeter taste. In contrast, others prefer almond slices for a more nutty flavor.
Tik Tok is excellent for so many reasons – including introducing cloud bread to the world. Not only is the latest food trend super easy to make, but it’s also cheap, delicious, and will look perfect all over our social media.