Words Beginning with the Letter Z -

 










Words Beginning with the Letter Z

 

Zabaglione

A sweet made in Italy by whipping together egg yolks, sugar and Marsala wine; served warm in glasses or cups. See also Sabayon.

 

Zakouska

An elaborate hors d'oeuvre served in Russia (like the smörgåsbord in Scandinavia) and with which vodka is usually drunk.

 

Zest

Essential oils are contained in the zest or outer rind, of citrus fruits. Zest is generally taken off by rubbing with a sugar lump or scraping with a fine grater.

 

Zucchini

American and Italian name for a courgette or baby marrow.

 

Zwieback

Literally means 'twice-baked'­-a form of rusk sold in Germany.