They’re not croutons they’re sippets, so zip it! Now unzip it because you definitely want to get familiar with your soup’s best friend from the olden days.
Sippets, originating in British Victorian cuisine, are small cubes or wedges of bread fried with fresh herbs and butter, most commonly used to garnish soup. We’re not sure why these were phased out and croutons were introduced, as croutons are rarely fried in butter with fresh herbs these days. Where did we go wrong?
Use today’s Word of the Day: Cauliflower and Arugula Soup