Neighboring families war over who makes the best, most authentic, recipe for everything from tomato sauce to minestrone.
“That part of this ordeal has been remarkable,” Hamoodi says, ladling a Libyan version of minestrone for a guest.
minestrone is a favourite dish in Lombardy when vegetables are plentiful.
How good Moretti's minestrone tastes to the unsophisticated tongue.
The be-shawled damsel came in with the inevitable bowl of minestrone, soup with cabbage and cauliflower and other things.
Italian vegetable soup, 1871, from Italian minestrone, with augmentative suffix -one + minestra "soup, pottage," literally "that which is served," from minestrare "to serve, to prepare (soup, etc.)," from Latin ministrare (see minister (v.)).