One can simply eat breadsticks if they choose to. Breadsticks are commonly enjoyed with dips and sauce. Breadsticks can also be crumbled over the top of a pasta bake dish before it is popped under a grill for five minutes.
Grissini is an Italian equivalent of the English word "breadsticks." The masculine plural noun also translates into English as "(food) dipping-sticks." The pronunciation will be "grees-SEE-nee" in Italian.