Definition of Tetrazzini in English:

Tetrazzini

adjective

US
  • [postpositive] Served over pasta with mushrooms and almonds in a cream sauce, sprinkled with cheese, and baked in the oven.

    ‘turkey Tetrazzini’
    • ‘I have two decent recipes for tetrazzini and haven't tried either.’
    • ‘Traditional turkey tetrazzini is made with pasta.’
    • ‘With something called a flameless ration heater, you add an ounce of water and perch the pouch against a rock, and in 10 minutes, you've got hot chicken tetrazzini or meatloaf with gravy.’
    • ‘It has an Italian name, but chicken tetrazzini - named for internationally famous Victorian-era coloratura soprano, Luisia Tetrazzini - reassures eaters around the globe.’

Origin

Early 20th century: named after Luisa Tetrazzini ( 1871–1940), Italian operatic soprano.

Pronunciation:

Tetrazzini

/ˌtetrəˈzēnē/