Italian or French Loaf or any long loaf,
5-6 garlic cloves,
1 cup butter; melted at room temperature,
1 tsp dry thyme; crushed.
Make slits to the to divide it into sections almost 3/4th of its depth. Nicely mince the garlic. Then mix it with butter, sprinkle thyme and mix well. Now with the butter knife apply this garlic butter in each section of the loaf. Now cover the loaf into a foil and place it in the oven for 10-15 minutes on 180 degrees C. Remove and cut and serve hot.
To prepare garlic bread with cheese-
Continue to cut the loaf into sections to get slices. Place a good quantity of mozzarella cheese on it and keep it in the oven till you find the cheese has melted and the crust has turned nice brown.