cuarenta y tres

Pronunciation: [kwah-RAYN-tah ee TRAYSS]

Spanish for "43," this liqueur is so named because it's purportedly made from 43 different ingredients. It's bright yellow in color, extremely sweet and viscous and has a vanilla-citrus flavor. Also called Licor 43.

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.

Keep Reading