"The relationship between bruschetta and "garlic bread" is a peculiar one. In principle, bruschetta is the honest, poor man's original -nothing but charred, oil-soaked bread rubbed with garlic-while "garlic bread" is the embellished pretender. But somehow things have got mixed up. British democracy has confused them. Bruschetta III. Bruschetta III . Rating: 4.54 stars. 61 . This is a bruschetta recipe I came up with for a dinner party. By Susan. Pear and Prosciutto Bruschetta. Pear and Prosciutto Bruschetta . Rating: 4.69 stars. 16 . This appetizer of toasted baguette slices topped with blue cheese, pear, and prosciutto is a crowd-pleaser. A winner at the county fair, it 's packed with ground apples, raisins, cranberries, red sour cherries, gooseberries, apricot brandy, lemon and orange rind, oodles of spices, sugar and vinegar. This fabulous concoction is then baked and put up in sterilized jars. It makes eight quarts. Cardinali Italian Bakery serves Daily Baked Bread, Cakes, Pies, Cookies, Pastries, Gelato and Caffe Espresso Bar in Syosset, NY since 1990. Holliday and Party Cakes, Catering in Long Island, Hamptons & New York.