Here are some of what I found (I have left out things like Zampone; made from pig’s trotters!).
Zabaglione is a light foamy Italian dessert made from egg yolk, wine and sugar.
Zafaran is kesar, saffron is stigma of a crocus flower, more expensive than gold in weight to weight basis
Zamorano cheese comes from Zamorano in
Zatar is a Middle Eastern spice mix of thyme, sumac and sesame seeds, it is believed to be good for the brain, apparently children are given this on a slice of bread before an exam or tests!!
Zest is the rind of citrus fruit containing aromatic oils, lemon or orange are commonly used,
Zinfandel, is a variety of grape which is used for wine.
Zingara is a sauce made with tomatoes and paprika, zingara means ‘gipsy’ in Italian
Ziti is a thick tubular pasta, ziti means fiancée, and is apparently traditionally served at Italian weddings.
Zucchini is courgette. We call it courgette and the Americans call it zucchini
Zuppa Ingles, literally means English soup is in fact a dessert very similar to trifle, it is made sponge cake, soaked in rum, layered with cream and custard.
So I have a bit of a choice………… too much choice! By the end of today I will have made something, don’t what yet! And this time I will not miss-type Nupur email address, and not get my dish on the A-Z list!!