Have you ever eaten an Italian dish that was so good you wanted start learning the language? Yeah, we’re right there with you. The real question is, how long before you start referring to all toasted bread as grissini?

Grissini are long, thin pieces of crisp, toasted bread typically served with pasta. Some call them breadsticks, but that’s so…domestic. Learn the words for your favorite foods and we’ll have you speaking Italian faster than a buttered bullet.

Use today’s Word of the Day: 100 Italian Food and Drink Phrases