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zest in Cooking topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishzestzest /zest/ noun 🔊 🔊 1 [uncountable]ENTHUSIASTIC eager interest and enjoymentzest for 🔊 She had a great zest for life.2 [singular, uncountable]EXCITED the quality of being exciting and interesting 🔊 The danger of being caught added a certain zest to the affair.3 [uncountable]DFC the outer skin of an orange or lemon, used in cooking → peel, rind 🔊 grated orange zest —zestful adjective —zestfully adverb
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zest• More importantly they have admirable zest and wide interests.• Their CD captures the sparkle and zest of their live performances.• Lamaison converted and then the introduction of Christophe Dominici seemed to add further zest.• But it is the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall which is benefitting most from her zest and drive.• They could not find lasting zest and pleasure in their success and eventually had given up hope of ever finding it.• Place the almonds and lemon zest in the bowl of a food processor.• Add orange zest, tomatoes, and raisins and simmer approximately 10 minutes to form a light sauce consistency.• Brimming with zest, Doris, who was then seven years old, returned-with me to the corner.• He would play crib with zest with the lowest characters and would allow no argument.zest for• Francis has brought style and a real zest for life to the Valley.added ... zest• Then return refreshed with added zest and sparkle to participate in the particular circumstances which you have prepared for and chosen.