Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A ciabatta is a type of Italian loaf made from a dough that includes olive oil as one of its ingredients. Its long, flat, vaguely shoe-like shape earned it its name—Italian ciabatta means literally ‘slipper’. It is a borrowing, via Turkish, of Persian ciabat.

Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.