There are a great many food related words that even I’m not sure of entirely. I’ll be doing a letter a day, going over some of the more interesting words, processes, procedures, and vocabulary for the determined foodie. We’ll both be learning something I’m sure. Today we’re finishing up this little exercise and delving into all the tasty (or just food related) words that start with the letters “X, Y and Z.”
Yorkshire Pudding - A common accompaniment to British roast beef, Yorkshire pudding is similar to a popover or soufflé. The batter of eggs, milk and flour is baked in beef drippings until puffy.
Zaatar - An herb mixture composed of savory, thyme, sumac, and sesame seeds. A prepared mixture of this herb mixture can be found at most Middle Eastern groceries. The quality of zaatar can differ greatly.
Zest - Outer, colored rind of citrus fruit used for flavoring.
Zuppa - Italian word for “soup.”