Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A dessert or sauce consisting of egg yolks, sugar, and wine or liqueur beaten until thick and served hot or cold.

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  • noun A custard-like dessert made with egg yolks, sugar and Marsala wine
  • noun eggnog

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  • noun light foamy custard-like dessert served hot or chilled

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Italian, variant of zabaione, ultimately from Illyrian sabaium, beer.]

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From the Italian, from the Latin sabai, (an Illyrian drink) + -one, (an Italian suffix).

Examples

  • This cream mixture is known as zabaglione in Italian.

    Italy Travel Guide

  • (also spelt sillabub) ` a drink or dish made of milk or cream, curdled by the admixture of wine, cider, or other acid, and often sweetened or flavored 'is a corruption (involving metathesis) of the Italian zabaglione, which is after all a pretty similar concoction.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol VI No 1

  • An Italy with its own currency could devalue its way back to competitiveness in the time it takes to whip up a zabaglione.

    Italy's New Budget Should Continue the Family Affair

  • Then use them in that mayonnaise you always meant to make by hand, or hollandaise, custard, crème caramel or zabaglione.

    Food for Fort: Weevils, kidney soup and egg yolks

  • It contains 150 traditional recipes of foreign and domestic food classics—ranging from corn bread to zabaglione—culled from 25 years of the Art of Eating, arguably America's most erudite and prestigious food publication.

    Between Foodies and Frozen Dinners

  • First-rate roasted scallops with celery-root remoulade; Atlantic cod; cheddar cheeseburger and fries; fish and chips, which includes calamari and other assorted sea creatures and a delicious tartar sauce; molten chocolate cake; and lemon zabaglione.

    Fact And Comment

  • I'm especially pleased with the Anthrax, Banana and Echidna Broth, which is served with an E-Coli zabaglione.

    Heston Reopens Fat Duck Restaurant

  • First-rate roasted scallops with celery-root remoulade; Atlantic cod; cheddar cheeseburger and fries; fish and chips, which includes calamari and other assorted sea creatures and a delicious tartar sauce; molten chocolate cake; and lemon zabaglione.

    Fact And Comment

  • I'm especially pleased with the Anthrax, Banana and Echidna Broth, which is served with an E-Coli zabaglione.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • First-rate roasted scallops with celery-root remoulade; Atlantic cod; cheddar cheeseburger and fries; fish and chips, which includes calamari and other assorted sea creatures and a delicious tartar sauce; molten chocolate cake; and lemon zabaglione.

    Restaurants: Go, Consider, Stop

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