Words Beginning with the Letter Z



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



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



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.



American and Italian name for a courgette or baby marrow.



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