This is a recipe I adapted from my grandmother's. This warm and comforting soup is easy to make and perfect for a Sunday evening with crusty ciabatta.
Parmesan cheese is not truly vegetarian, as it contains animal rennet. To make this dish 100% vegetarian, omit the cheese or find a suitable vegetarian substitute made without animal rennet. In supermarkets look for the 'parmesan style hard cheeses' which are suitable for vegetarians.
Altered ingredient amounts. Use less macaroni and add spicy sausage for the non-vegetarian fraternity. - 16 Sep 2010
Fantastically simple to make - a hit with all the family - real comfort food. he flavour reminded me of my time in Naples. - 16 Sep 2010
Altered ingredient amounts. Add a splash of tabasco for a slight variation and to make it a real winter warmer - 16 Sep 2010