Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine: In the last of this amazing series Carol takes us through the foods and culinary terms beginning with the letters X,Y and Z. Look out for news of a brand new column from Carol in the New Year. Xawaash Spice Mix. Xawaash (pronounced Hawash) comes from the Arabic word…Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – Food Column – Carol Taylor – A – Z of Food -X,Y,Z for Xawaash Spice, Yams and Zabaglione. — Retired? No one told me!