How many foods can you think of that start with the letter Z? Maybe a zillion? Here is a list of examples and fun facts about foods that start with Z.
Foods That Start With Z
List of Foods That Start With Z
Food That Starts With Z | Facts and Pictures
In Turkish cuisine, Dolma is a dish that consists of zucchini, rice, beef, parsley, dill, onions, tomato, olive oil, garlic, salt, and pepper. The zucchini is hollowed out and the other ingredients are stuffed inside. The entire dish is then either heated on a stovetop or roasted in an oven.
In Italian American cuisine, Baked Ziti is a dish that consists of ziti pasta, ground beef, tomato sauce, onions, peppers, sausage, and parmesan, ricotta, and mozzarella cheeses. The pasta is first boiled, then baked with the other ingredients. The dish is southern Italian and Sicilian in origin.
In Cantonese cuisine, Zongzi is a dish that consists of glutinous rice and other ingredients such as mung beans, peanuts, eggs, sweet red bean paste, vegetables, ham, mushrooms, or Chinese sausage. The rice is wrapped around the other ingredients and then steamed inside bamboo leaves.
In Italian cuisine, Zuccotto is a dish that consists of sponge cake, liqueur, semi-sweet chocolate, dark chocolate, whipping cream, espresso, flour, eggs, sugar, milk, and vanilla. The sponge cake covers a chocolate ice cream filling, it, in turn, is covered with a whipped cream topping.
In Eastern European cuisine, Zander is a freshwater (and brackish water) fish that has a flesh that has been described as white, lean, and delicate. It is usually served steamed, baked, broiled, or smoked. The species is from the fish family Percidae, a group of ray-finned fishes.
Zapiekanka is a Polish street food dish that is made of mild cheese, mushrooms, and ketchup on top of an open-faced baguette. The bread, mushrooms, and cheese are baked in an oven until the cheese has melted, and then the dish is topped with a light dressing of ketchup.
In Turkish cuisine, Zerde is a dessert dish that consists of rice, sugar, saffron, turmeric, rose water, and cornstarch. The rice is cooked with water and the other ingredients, cooled, then refrigerated in serving containers. The Zerde is then topped with currants and pine nuts and enjoyed.
In Italian cuisine, a Zeppole is a dish (typically served on St. Joseph’s Day in the Catholic tradition) akin to a doughnut. The dish is a batter (usually flour, eggs, butter, and sugar) deep-fried in oil. The finished Zeppole is filled with custard or cream and is topped with powdered sugar.
In Spanish cuisine, Zarzuela de Mariscos is a seafood stew that consists of almond paste, garlic, olive oil, tomato broth, garlic, onion, cured pork pieces, white wine, brandy, and kinds of seafood such as mussels, clams, shrimp, scallops, lobster, squid, and/or whitefish. The dish is garnished with parsley.
In Japanese cuisine, Zoni is a soup dish that consists of mochi, miso soup stock, kelp, tofu, and vegetables. It is traditionally eaten to celebrate Shogatsu, or Japanese New Year.