Definition of Italian bread
1. Noun. Unsweetened yeast-raised bread made without shortening and baked in long thick loaves with tapered ends.
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Literary usage of Italian bread
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Complete Confectioner, Pastry-cook, and Baker: Plain and Practical by Eleanor Parkinson (1844)
"italian bread.—One pound of butter, one pound of powdered loaf sugar, one pound two ounces of flour ... Mix as italian bread, and bake it in a papered hoop. ..."
2. The Godey's Lady's Book Receipts and Household Hints by Sarah Annie Frost (1870)
"italian bread.—One pound of butter, one pound of powdered loaf sugar, one pound two ounces of flour, twelve eggs, half a pound of citron and lemon-peel. ..."
3. A Second Course in Homemaking: With Two Hundred Inexpensive Cooking Receipts by Mabel Hyde Kittredge (1915)
"Breakfast Apple Sauce Scrambled Eggs Rolls or italian bread Coffee or Cocoa Lunch Polenta with Tomato Sauce Bread Sticks Dinner Minestra or Vegetable Soup ..."
4. Workshop Receipts by Ernest Spon, Robert Haldane, Charles George Warnford Lock (1883)
"italian bread.—Take 1 Ib. butter, 1 Ib. powdered loaf-sugar, ... Mix as Italian bread, and bake in a papered hoop. If required with fruit, ..."
5. Gloucester Fishermen's Wives Cookbook by Susan Pollack (2005)
"Remove the inside of the italian bread and place 2 oz. of it into a bowl. Add the vinegar. Remove the bread from the vinegar by squeezing out the vinegar ..."
6. The Journal of Home Economics by American Home Economics Association (1910)
"... rice and peas, cooked with oil or lard; lentils; cocoa and meat and potato sandwich; macaroni; and in addition each day two slices of italian bread. ..."