Definition of grissini in English:


Pronunciation /ɡrəˈsēnē/ /ɡrəˈsini/

plural noun

  • Thin, crisp Italian breadsticks.

    ‘Make it slightly thicker than you normally would, or it will be really difficult to transfer the grissini to the baking sheets.’
    • ‘I still buy those grissini when I am at home in Italy and always join my parents when they go to markets.’
    • ‘Work as quickly as possible, as the grissini should be baked as soon as they are shaped.’
    • ‘When customers arrive at the restaurant, the first thing we put on the table are Parmesan grissini.’
    • ‘Anyway, yesterday I had to bake something so I made these grissini full of olives and sun dried tomatoes but you do not have to freeze to make them!’