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za’atar – (Arabic) Eastern Mediterranean spice blend

zabaglioni – Italian dessert made from eggs, sugar and sweet wine (see also sabayon)

zabov all’uovo – Italian eggnog liqueur

zest – finely grated shavings of the skin of citrus fruits

Zinfandel – red grape variety used in wine production

zucchini – (Italian) small, immature marrow. (See also ‘courgette’, the name more commonly used in Britain, Ireland and New Zealand)

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