4 cloves garlic, minced very fine
1/2 c olive oil
for 3 hours.
1 (8 oz) loaf French baguette or similar into 1.5-2 cm cubes.
Strain oil over bread and coat evenly.
3/4 c finely grated Parmigiano-Reggiano (Parmesan) (use 1/2 c in first step, 1/4 c in final step)
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp dried Italian herbs
1/2 tsp paprika
Sprinkle mixture over bread, toss.
Spread bread on cookie sheet. Bake at 300 F for 15 minutes. Flip and return to oven for another 15 minutes.
Sprinkle remaining 1/4 c cheese and return to over for a further 15 minutes.
Let cool to room temp before storing.