Glossary V

The food glossary +++ 'Vegetable', 'Valovan', 'Varutharacha'
Vitigno is the Italian word for vine or grapevine. It is also known as grape variety

Vivace is the Italian word which means "lively". It is used to describe a light bubbly wines

Vinaccia is the Italian word for fresh wine pressings and grape skins.

Vitello tonnato is the Italian term for a dish of veal made with tuna.

Vongole is the Italian word for clam, that is usually used in Italy as an ingredient for pasta and soups, as in Vongola verace or carpet-shell (Ruditapes Decussatus - formerly Venerupis decussata).

Vruoccolata refers to an Italian dish made of boiled pig's head, broccoli neri, olive oil and pecorino cheese baked in an earthenware dish.