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Zulbia refer to Iranian's special crispy fried sweets made from a yogurt batter and soaked in syrup which looks a bit like a multi stranded pretzel. Zulbia is served during the Ramadan, when the people are already allowed to eat after fasting.

Z'hug or Zhug refers to a condiment or a spicy relish made from a mixture of ground green chilis, red chilis and red peppers pounded together with parsley, cilantro, coriander leaves and seeds, caraway seeds, garlic, cardamom, cumin, olive oil and lemon juice to make a paste. Z'hug is used to flavor almost all types of Yemen dishes.

Zoe refers to Ghanas' small round snacks which is about the size of a golf ball made from corn meal mixed with peanut butter, ginger and hot pepper.

Zrig refers to unsweetened, curdled camel’s (or goat) milk which is a common and popular drink in Mauritania that mostly accompanies meals. Mauritania is in northern Africa between Mali and the Atlantic Ocean.

Zebeda refers to a sour fresh butter in Morocco; a cooking fat used to flavor Morocco's dishes.

Zeytinyagli Enginar is a Turkish vegetable dish made of artichokes cooked in olive oil

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