Is it pronounced with a "ch" sound like "chella" or is pronounced with an "s" sound like "sella"? Marco?
I thought as much, but you can't be too careful with things like this. People get excited, tempers flare, this is serious business! Thank you.
After taking 7 years of Italian, that mistake (from others) drives me entirely insane.
This one always just made sense to me, somehow. I hear the "sch" in bruschetta the same way I hear it in scheme. No one would say, "What are you 'sheeming' about?"
Nothing's worse than "I want a panini," or "We're having paninis!"
As my Italian teacher said, the word "panino" sounds just as exotic as "panini" so why has the latter become synonymous with meaning a singular sandwich?