The skewer itself, the brochette, can also be used to dip pieces of food in a
fondue. In those cases it normally takes a slightly different form and is sold as a brochette de fondue or as a set along with the fondue pot.
Typically, meats and vegetables are put on a brochette, but small pieces of bread can also be skewered along with the other ingredients.
barbecue, brochette is sometimes cooked at the barbecue in addition to ribs, sausage, steak, and chicken. This is due to the influence of
Cajun cuisine, which is in turn influenced by French cuisine.
Portuguese cuisine, they are known as
Russian: шашлы́к) is a similar dish in Eastern Europe (
Pakistan. In Russia, like in Iran, the meat is usually marinated,
 similarly to Iranian
shashlyk while the form of meat cubes, rather than large pieces of meat, is maintained. While it is not unusual to see shashlik listed on the menu of restaurants, it is more commonly sold in form of fast food by street vendors who roast the skewers over wood, charcoal, or coal.