One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A type of Tuscan salad made with anchovies, chopped salad vegetables, and bread soaked in dressing.
- ‘The croutons in the panzanella salad were about the size of golf balls and nearly as difficult to eat.’
- ‘The famed panzanella bread salads of Tuscany would be lost without their share of bread cubes soaked with vinaigrette.’
- ‘These thoughts were brought about by the fact that I wanted to make panzanella, a Tuscan salad that will gainfully employ good-quality stale bread.’
- ‘The two robust meat dishes I sampled - short ribs and lamb shoulder - were braised to a kind of savory, marshmallow softness and served, respectively, over panzanella and with a crumbling of tangy sheep's-milk cheese.’
- ‘And at the Sullivan Street Bakery, the owners make panzanella, the traditional Italian bread salad.’
Italian, from pane ‘bread’ + zanella ‘small basket’.
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