homemade croutons from leftover bread // COOKING TIP FROM GRANDMA SITA
♻️🍞 Grandma Sita is a big fan of homemade croutons from leftover bread. Mix and match a variety of different bread for homemade croutons as a crunchy topping for soups or for tossing together in salads. 🥗🥣
👩🍳 How to make homemade croutons? You just need leftover bread, olive oil, salt and black. Seasonings are totally up to you. Cut the bread into cubes and toss them in a bit of oil adding salt and peppers. Just fried them in a pan or bake them in the oven until brown.
✅ Croutons are often seen in the shape of small cubes, but they can be of any size and shape, up to a very large slice.
🧊 Once dried out, you can store croutons in the freezer.
🛒 Grandma Sita got some bread from TooGoodToGo – and ready, set, cook!
🌱 Plant-based cooking inspiration!
🛒♻️🚜 Grandma Sita’s sustainable cooking is basically homemade plant-based everyday meals that prevent food waste in a way it benefits one’s health, environment and, ultimately, the whole planet. 🌎
📢 Research shows that for every loaf of bread eaten, half a loaf is thrown away. Some estimates put the global amount of bread waste at 900,000 tons annually or approximately 24 million slices every day… 🥖🍞🗑️ / Source: bakeryandsnacks.com
DID YOU KNOW?
The word crouton is derived from the French croûton, itself a diminutive of croûte, meaning “crust”. Croutons are often seen in the shape of small cubes, but they can be of any size and shape, up to a very large slice. Historically, however, a croûte was a slice of a baguette lightly brushed with oil or clarified butter and baked. / Source: Wikipedia.