Bread – Uses for stale bread


Community wiki question. I'd like to compile an index of uses for stale bread. Here's a couple off the top of my head. Feel free to just go ahead and edit this list:

  • Bread galette (soften with eggs, cook into a sort of omelette)
  • Breadcrumbs, fresh or dried
  • Breadcrumbs as coating or panade for Schnitzels, etc.
  • Breadcrumbs as a filler in Rissoles, Fish Cakes, Meat Balls, Meatloaf, etc.
  • Breadcrumbs as a thickener in soup, sauce or gravy
  • Bread and butter pudding
  • Bread pudding
  • Bread Sauce
  • Brown Betty
  • Brown Bread Ice Cream
  • Bruschetta
  • Christmas Pudding and others such as Figgy Duff made with dried fruit and breadcrumbs then steamed in a cloth.
  • Croutons
  • Fondue
  • French onion soup
  • French toast aka Pain Perdu, Eggy Bread
  • Fried bread
  • Gazpacho
  • Panzanella salad (with tomatoes, olive oil, onions)
  • Queen of Puddings and all the other similar ones made with bread crumbs, such as Manchester and Monmouth Pudding.
  • Sophie Grigson's Tunisian Orange Cake
  • Steamed Puddings such as Cabinet, Chancellor's, Chocolate, Marmalade, Raspberry, Syrup or Treacle Pudding
  • Stuffing
  • Summer Pudding
  • Toast, toasted sandwich

Best Answer

Feeding the birds :-)