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  1. Zabaione

    Zabaglione, is an Italian dessert, or sometimes a beverage, made with egg yolks, sugar, a sweet wine. The dessert version is a light custard, whipped to incorporate a large amount of air. Since the 1960s, in restaurants in US areas with large Italian populations, zabaglione is usually served with strawberries, blueberries, peaches, etc. in a champagne glass. In France, it is called sabayon, while its Italian name is zabaione or zabaglione. It is believed that the name comes from Dalmatia, a part of Croatia, where it is called "zavajun", originating from the Dalmatian dialect's version of the Croatian verb "vajati", which means to "beat", "stir" or "roll", depending on the context. The dessert is popular in Argentina and Uruguay, where it is known as sambayón. It is a popular ice cream flavour in Argentina's ice-cream shops. In Colombia, the name is sabajón. In Venezuela, it is called sambayón; there is also a related egg-based dessert drink called ponche crema. This is consumed almost exclusively at Christmas time.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of zabaione in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of zabaione in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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