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Good Cooking's Food & Cooking Dictionary

(Z) Definitions

Zabaglione, An Italian egg cream mousse served as an accompaniment to fresh fruit and or cookies.

Zanahorias, Spanish for Carrots.

Zeera, Hindi for Cumin.

Zest, Thin strips of citrus fruits used as a garnish for desserts and drinks.

Zingara, A garnish of julienne ham, beef tongue, mushrooms and black truffles.

Zitonencreme, German for Lemon Cream.

Zombie, An alcoholic drink made with five types of rum and fruit juices.

Zucher, German for Sugar.

Zumo, Spanish for Juice.

Zwiebelsuppe, German for Onion Soup.

Special thanks to my late mother Julia Rauscher Vyhnanek for her food knowledge which was the source for many of the definitions. She was a retired school teacher who was a real "Foodie"! If it were not for her, I many not have become a Chef.