strega

Pronunciation: [STRAY-guh]

Italian for "witch." This liqueur has a refreshing floral-herb flavor, a brilliant, shimmering yellow-green color, and is made from over 70 herbs. It's also called Liquore Strega.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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