National Melba Toast Day

Category: Food
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About National Melba Toast Day

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Dates of National Melba Toast Day
2024 USAMar 23
USA Sat, Mar 23Observances Holiday
2023 USAMar 23
USA Thu, Mar 23Observances Holiday
2022 USAMar 23
USA Wed, Mar 23Observances Holiday
2021 USAMar 23
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2020 USAMar 23
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Summary
Melba Toast is named after Dame Nellie Melba, the stage name of Australian opera singer Helen Porter Mitchell.

Melba toasts are very thin, dry pieces of toasted bread that are usually served with pate, but can also be used as the base for canapes.

It is named after Dame Nellie Melba. Its name is thought to date from 1897 when the singer was very ill and it became a staple of her diet.

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