adjective Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Luisa Tetrazzini died 1940 Italian opera singer Date: 1920 prepared with pasta and a white sauce seasoned with sherry and served au gratin <
chicken tetrazzini

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  • Tetrazzini — Para la soprano italiana, véase Luisa Tetrazzini. Pavo Tetrazzini. El Tetrazzini es un plato estadounidense que suele incluir a la carne no roja (a menudo de ave o incluso marisco), hongos, y almendra en una salsa de mantequilla o nata y que …   Wikipedia Español

  • Tetrazzini — Turkey Tetrazzini Tetrazzini is an American dish usually involving a non red meat (often diced fowl or seafood), mushrooms, and almonds in a butter/cream and parmesan sauce flavored with wine or sherry and stock vegetables such as onions, celery …   Wikipedia

  • Tetrazzini — Luisa Tetrazzini ist eine Opernsängerin Luisa Tetrazzini eine nach ihr benannte Speise Tetrazzini (Speise) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tetrazzini — /te treuh zee nee/; It. /te trddaht tsee nee/, n. Luisa /looh ee zah/ 1. 1874 1940, Italian operatic soprano. adj. 2. (often l.c.) served over pasta with a cream sauce, often flavored with sherry, sprinkled with cheese, and browned in the oven:… …   Universalium

  • Tetrazzini — Te•traz•zi•ni [[t]ˌtɛ trəˈzi ni[/t]] adj. coo (often l.c.) served over pasta with a cream sauce, often flavored with sherry and sprinkled with cheese: chicken Tetrazzini[/ex] • Etymology: after Lucia Tetrazzini (1874–1940), Italian operatic… …   From formal English to slang

  • Tetrazzini — noun a pasta dish with cream sauce and mushrooms • Hypernyms: ↑dish • Hyponyms: ↑chicken Tetrazzini …   Useful english dictionary

  • tetrazzini — noun /tɛtrəˈziːni/ An American dish usually including a non red meat and a white sauce over spaghetti or some similar pasta …   Wiktionary

  • tetrazzini — tet·raz·zi·ni …   English syllables

  • Tetrazzini — /tɛtrəˈzini/ (say tetruh zeenee) noun Luisa /luˈiza/ (say looh eezah), 1874–1940, Italian operatic soprano …   Australian English dictionary

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