Need help with your party? Try these tasty and easy to prepare bruschetta recipe. Bruschetta is a fresh, simple and delicious Italian appetizer that can be prepared in minutes. In its simplest Italian form, bruschetta requires that bread be toasted over real coals, then rubbed down with slices of raw garlic, drizzled with olive oil and finished with a little bit of sea salt and fresh pepper. Variations evolved to further incorporate things like chopped tomatoes, beans and fresh herbs.