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Food & Drink Trivia

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From where did the pineapple originate?

South America Click to see the answer

To make an oven the right temperature before cooking food, what must be done?

Preheat

Cooking at Gas Mark 3 is equivalent to what temperature in Celsius?

160 degrees

Cooking at Gas Mark 4 is equivalent to what temperature in Fahrenheit?

350 degrees

Butter is made from what?

Milk

From which region does the kabanos sausage come?

Eastern Europe

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Which of these States was the most recent to have been accepted into the Union?

Nevada Click to see the answer

A tatami is a type of mat used as a traditional flooring material in which country?

Japan

A cream puff is made out of what type of pastry?

Choux

Cooking at Gas Mark 7 is equivalent to what temperature in Celsius?

210 degrees

The song by the Strangeloves and covered by Bow Wow Wow is √ā¬†called 'I Want...' what?

Candy

What is done to dough in the bread-making process to add volume and texture?

Knead

A giardiniera consists of what kind of food?

Pickles

Buttermilk is traditionally used to make which of the following?

Ranch dressing

Which food evolved from xocoatl, an Aztec concoction that Spain kept secret for nearly a hundred years?

Chocolate

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Cuajada' is the Spanish equivalent of which old fashioned dessert?

Junket Click to see the answer

GM foods came to prominence in the late 90s. What does GM stand for?

Genetically Modified

Bring-a-plate, fuddle and dish party are all other names for which of the following?

Potluck

The process of passing dry ingredients through a sieve to aerate is called what?

Sifting

Esox lucius is the Latin name for which freshwater fish?

Pike

A crumble is another name for which dessert?

Brown Betty

What is the name of the piping technique involving making 3D shapes out of icing?

Figure piping

A 'cornichon' is the French equivalent of what?

Gherkin

Chicago-style corn tamale in a hot dog bun, covered with chili is called what?

Mother-in-law

The sugar, cornstarch and gelatin mixture for making decorations is called what?

Gum paste

Bestilla is a Moroccan pie made with which bird?

Pigeon

Cafe-da-manha refers to which meal of the day in Brazil?

Breakfast

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Basmati rice is popular in Indian cuisine, but what des 'basmati' mean?

Fragrant one Click to see the answer

Which of the following countries is most associated with Prik kaeng masaman?

Thailand

Brassica oleracea is better known as what?

Cabbage

In what country is authentic Parmigiano-Reggiano, mozzarella and gorgonzola made?

Italy

Basmati rice is popular in Indian cuisine, but what des 'basmati' mean?

Fragrant one

According to a sattvic diet, sedative foods are known as what?

Tamasic

What Italian pasta dish is traditionally made from olives, tomatoes, anchovies, capers, chili peppers and garlic?

Spaghetti alla puttanesca

A 'Bakers Dozen' is how many?

13

Coq au vin is a chicken dish cooked in what?

Wine

From which country does the tangy, hot sauce Tabasco come?

Mexico

Caviar is what?

Fish eggs

From which country do the famous Kalamata olives come?

Greece

Christopher Kimball hosts which of these cooking TV shows?

America's Test Kitchen

What is the term for making shallow slits or gashes in food with a knife or fork?

Scoring

What is the name of a frozen dessert made with fruit juice rather than cream?

Sorbet

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Which of the following ingredients would you find in a traditional Black Forest Gateau?

Pitted black cherries Click to see the answer

What food is the world's most consumed, providing one fifth of the calories consumed worldwide by humans?

Rice

To partly mix two colors of batter or icing making decorative swirls is called

Marble

Which of the following has the ingredients meat, sauerkraut and Swiss cheese inside?

Reuben sandwich

Butternuts are also known as what?

White walnut

Genoise cake originates from which country?

Italy

Chlodnik is a cold soup from which country?

Poland

Clamart means which food will be used in the dish?

Peas

Blueberries have a water percentage of what?

85%

The amount of salt that can be picked between finger and thumb is called what?

Pinch

What is the best way to reduce the thickness of pastry by applying equal pressure?

Rolling

What is the name of the fruit with translucent white flesh and inedible shell?

Lychee

Splitting a cake layer horizontally in half to form two layers is called what?

Torting

Energy is lost as it's transferred along the food chain, but where does it go?

The Environment

Chiffon cake does not contain what?

Butter

Removing lumps from liquid by passing through paper or cheesecloth is called what?

Filtering

Adding rennet and bacterial starter to milk makes an unripened cheese called what?

Farmer cheese

What is made when pastry is pushed through a funnel, criss-crossing, into hot oil?

Funnel cake

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Abernethy biscuits contain which flavoring?

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What is it called when all of the liquid in boiling water is continuously bubbling?

Rolling boil

Carl Sontheimer introduced the Magimix 1800 into North America in 1973, what was it?

Food processor

Who founded his own name food co. in '82, enabling him to give $200K to charity?

Paul Newman

From what region do tamales originate?

Mesoamerica

Which of the following countries is most associated with Poulet aux Champignons?

France

Which of the following countries is most associated with Grilled Jerk Chicken?

Caribbean

A porterhouse steak is a larger version of what cut of beef?

T-bone

Road Tasted presenters, Jamie and Bobby are the sons of which of the following?

Paula Deen

According to folk lore, which drink was first made by monk Dom Pierre Perignon in 1688?

Champagne

Securing chicken with string before cooking so as to hold its shape is called what?

Trussing

Jelly beans are often coated with shellac and which other natural ingredient?

Beeswax

Cooking a pie crust before the filling is added is known as what?

Blind-baking

Baked goods that contain no rising agents such as yeast or baking soda are what?

Unleavened

An omelet is most often cooked in what?

Frying pan

A light, hollow roll made from batter and cooked in muffin tins is called what?

Popover

Figaro is a variety of which vegetable?

Carrot

Basil is a type of what?

Herb

Chipotle is a smoked version of what chili pepper?

Jalape√Īo

Which fruit comes before the word 'Express' in the 2008 film starring Seth Rogan?

Pineapple

The tool that removes the colored outer coating of citrus fruit is called what?

Zester

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Forelle is a variety of which fruit?

Pear Click to see the answer

Deep fried or baked cornbread balls are often known as which of the following?

Hushpuppies

Which of these is the best thing to do to a baking tin to prevent food from sticking to it?

Greased

Chorizo is a type of what?

Sausage

Cornbread is traditionally baked in what?

Cast iron skillet

By law, what sort of wheat must be used to make dried pasta?

Durum wheat

A traditional loaf of bread is cooked in what way?

Baked

Castella is a popular Japanese what?

Cake

From which country does Soave wine originally come?

Italy

A concentrated food made from dried meat, berries and fat is called what?

Pemmican

What is the name of the process where dry food is cooked with no oil or liquid?

Dry roasting

In order to mix ingredients in a bowl, sometimes they can be pressed with a what?

Muddler

A Crepinette is what kind of dish?

Sausage

During Halloweenn, what brightly colored food is usually carved to make lanterns?

Pumpkin

A tomato is what type of food?

Fruit

What is Yarg?

Cheese

Flat, wide sheets of pasta are called what?

Lasagna

What is the Italian expression for pasta that has been perfectly cooked and is tender but still firm to the bite?

Al dente

A popular cooking magazine is entitled 'Every Day with...' which personality?

Rachael Ray

The song by the Strangeloves and covered by Bow Wow Wow is called 'I Want…' what?

Candy

From which animal's milk do we get Mozzarella cheese?

Water Buffalo

Battenberg cake is covered in what?

Marzipan

What is the French word for a small piece of bread topped with some sort of decorative and savoury food?

Canapé

What is the term for heating chocolate to specific temperatures for certain uses?

Tempering

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What is the last name of the British chef, food writer and television personality whose first name is Nigella?

Lawson Click to see the answer

What is the term for removing the rounded top part of a cake to provide a flat surface?

Leveling

If a person changes their eating habits in order to lose weight, they are on a what?

Diet

Which of the following types of bean is a common ingredient of chili con carne?

Kidney

Christmas cake usually contains what?

Dried fruit

A plastic triangle with toothed or serrated edges for textured icing is called what?

Icing comb

Feta cheese is what color?

White

A bagel is a type of what?

Bread

Ajwain is a type of what?

Spice

What is the term for removing the leafy parts of fruits such as strawberries?

Hull

A combination of herbs and spices adding flavor and texture to meat is called what?

Rub

Celebrity chef Guy Fieri hosts which of the following TV shows?

Guy's Big Bite

Carp is a type of what?

Seafood

Which alcoholic drink did many people in the Middle Ages drink instead of water?

Ale

Agar-agar' is a vegetarian alternative to what?

Gelatin

A popular cooking magazine is entitled 'Every Day with...' which personality?

Rachael Ray

Bouillabaisse is a soup made with ...?

Fish

A tamis is a type of what?

Strainer

Baked beans were originally served in what sauce?

Treacle

Chicken marsala' is a dish you're likely to see on the menu of which sort of restaurant?

Italian

By what other name is the aubergine also known?

Eggplant

Dulce de Leche, the traditional Argentinean desert, roughly translates as what?

Milk Jam

Cioppino is what type of dish?

Seafood

What name is given to pizza with the toppings tomato, mozzarella and basil?

Margherita

Which fruit comes before the word 'Express' in the 2008 film starring Seth Rogan?

Pineapple

What Japanese dish consists of battered and deep fried seafood or vegetables?

Tempura

In August 2008, 12 people died in Canada of listeriosis. What sort of disease is listeriosis?

Food poisoning

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Taste the rainbow' is the slogan of which candy?

Skittles Click to see the answer

A shallot is a type of what?

Onion

What must be done to make an oven the right temperature before cooking food?

Preheat

On an electric hand mixer, what would a dough hooks attachment be used for?

Mix and knead dough

A dish on a Brazilian menu with the word 'pato' will contain what?

Duck

From what animal is Feta cheese made?

Sheep

A rich, usually multilayered, cake has which if these names? 

Torte

From which country does feta cheese come?

Greece

Chewing gum is traditionally made of which natural product?

Chicle

What is the name of a dish made up of mainly corn, lima beans and other shell beans?

Succotash

What is the name of the sweet, elastic icing made of sugar, corn syrup and gelatin?

Fondant

Filled and fried pizza dough parcels are known as what?

Calzone

What is the name for milk from which water has been removed and sugar added?

Condensed milk

Arroz de coco is a Brazilian rice with what flavour?

Coconut

Blood sausage has what name in Brazil?

Chourico doce

Dwarf Cavendish is a variety of which fruit?

Banana

Removing the rounded top part of a cake to provide a flat surface is called what?

Levelling

Rank these products according to amount consumed annually in the US, most first.

Red meat

What is the term for removing the stone or seed from fruit such as cherries?

Pitting

Chocolate is made from the seeds of which tree?

Cacao

Which of the following flavors was not included in the original 3 Musketeers bars?

Lemon

Catawba and concord are types of what grape?

Fox grape

Allowing a substance like tea to sit in hot liquid to extract flavor is called what?

Steep

Endive is a type of what?

Vegetable

A combination of herbs and spices adding flavor and texture to meat is called what?

Rub

From which company would you get a free pickle pin?

Heinz

From where did Maple syrup originate?

Canada

A breakfast cereal with multi-colored marshmallow shapes is called 'Lucky…' what?

Charms

A recipe with Oreos, cream cheese and gummy worms would be described as what?

Dirt cake

The extra mature, very strong cheese often with flecks of color is called what?

Blue cheese

Clamart' means which food will be used in the dish?

Peas

Choux pastry' is used for making profiteroles and eclairs, but 'choux' are also another type of food - what?

Cabbages

Cherries have what inside them?

Stones

A fudge-like vanilla candy made from brown sugar, butter and milk is called what?

Penuche

Eccles cake are usually filled with what?

Currants

A dish served 'a la Crecy' is garnished with what?

Carrots

A thick, moldable paste made of chocolate and glucose is called what?

Candy clay

What name is given to pizza with the toppings tomato, mozzarella and basil?

Margherita

Calabrese is a variety of which vegetable?

Broccoli

What is most likely to be used to allow baked goods to cool once out of the oven?

Cooling rack

A carving knife is used for what?

Slicing meat

A lychee has what type of food?

Fruit

Coronation chicken was devised for the coronation of which monarch?

Elizabeth II

A 'petit four' is a little cake or confectionery, but what does the term 'petit four' literally mean?

Little oven

Gaeng curry originates from where?

Thailand

A breakfast cereal with multi-colored marshmallow shapes is called 'Lucky' what?

Charms

A sauce made with chilies is called what?

Hot sauce

Beanie Weenies ingredients include which of the following?

Baked beans, hot dogs

What is the term for when food has turnned from liquid to solid when left to settle? 

Set

What was the name of the first eating place to serve food from vending machines?

Horn and Hardart Automat

Gammelost is a cheese from which country?

Norway

What culinary Japanese term refers to a soy sauce marinade often applied to meat dishes?

Teriyaki

At what age does lamb become mutton?

12 months

A traditional New England clambake involves cooking in what?

Fire pit

After the US, which country imports the most Scotch?

France

What action is similar to whisking but uses faster motion for a longer time?

Whipping

What is the tool called that removes the colored outer coating of citrus fruit?

Zester

Which of these is one thing added to all-purpose flour to make it self-raising?

Salt

Clarence Birds Eye of frozen food fame had which job?

Fur Trader

Brioche is a type of what?

Bread

Fruits that are preserved in sugar syrup then further glazed are called what?

Glacé

What was the rank of /'Kuwait Foods/' in the top 50 most valuable Middle Eastern brands of 2010?

14

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In a food chain, what more common name is given to 'autotrophs'?

Primary producers Click to see the answer

Putting dried food back to its original state by adding liquid is called what?

Reconstitute

Scurvy is caused by a lack of which vitamin?

Vitamin C

How is gigli pasta shaped?

Flower-shaped

Ribier is a variety of which fruit?

Grape

Joshpara is an Iranian dish resembling which of the following ?

Ravioli

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In which type of restaurant might you order a paella?

Spanish Click to see the answer

On a cow, the cut of meat directly above the front shank is called what?

Brisket

In which country does 'Pivo' mean beer?

Czech Rep

The amount of salt that can be picked between finger and thumb is called what?

Pinch

Sugarloaf and Red Spanish are varieties of which fruit?

Pineapple

If you ordered rucola in an Italian restaurant, what would you be served?

Rocket

I'm only here for the beer' was once used to promote which beer?

Double Diamond

Skewering and roasting meat on a spit is also known as what?

Rotisserie

Meaning 'eat all', what do the French call young beans?

Mange-Tout

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Popular na cozinha brasileira, o que é picanha?

Carne Click to see the answer

In Brazilian cookery, what is rapadura?

Sugar

Ham comes from what animal?

Pig

In which type of restaurant might you order a biryani?

Indian

How many basic styles of Japanese cuisine are there?

3

Pasta fresca is what?

Fresh pasta

Olives are the most important crop in which of these countries?

Greece

The 'Philadelphia lean' is the posture required for eating which food?

Cheese steak

Rahat Lokum is another name for which of the following?

Turkish delight

Reducing the thickness of pastry by applying equal pressure is done how?

Rolling

In cookery, how is a 'julienne' vegetable prepared?

Thin Strips

Squid is the most popular pizza toping in which country?

Japan

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How many cups of tea does the average English person drink a day?

4 Click to see the answer

Szechuan and Cantonese are styles of cooking from which country?

China

Sawara refers to what type of fish in Japan?

Mackerel

Pastry that comes in paper thin sheets is called what?

Phyllo

In Sweden, which meat outsells mutton and lamb combined?

Horse

Jerez in Spain gave its name to which of the following?

Sherry

Grits is made from what?

Corn

Long, this strips of dried lean meat are called what?

Jerky

Pekmez is a molasses-like concentrate of grape juice from which country?

Turkey

Removing the stone or seed from fruit such as cherries is called what?

Pitting

Midori' is a popular liqueur. What does the word 'Midori' mean in Japanese?

Green

On an Indian restaurant menu, what is paneer?

Soft Cheese

How is a drink served when it is described as frappe?

Over crushed ice

Polkagrisa is a striped peppermint candy from which country?

Sweden

In what country did Macaroni Cheese originate?

United Kingdom

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The average chocolate bar contains eight...

Insect Legs Click to see the answer

In Japanese cuisine, what is nuka?

Rice bran

Resurrection cheese is from which country?

Wales

McDonald's introduced which foods in 1972?

Breakfast

Pork roll, egg and cheese on a hard roll is known as what?

Jersey breakfast

Shitake is a type of what?

Mushroom

Kaiser is a variety of which fruit?

Pear

In 1897 a Swiss doctor invented a breakfast food which was a mixture of grains, fruits and nuts - what was it?

Muesli

Panic broke out in the late '80s when the listeria bacterium was found in which of these products?

Soft cheese

Madeleine cakes are shaped like what?

Shells

In what form do plants store food?

Starch

If eggs are cooked 'over easy', how are they cooked?

On both sides

Punchnep is a root vegetable dish from which country?

Wales

Ketchup is a sauce with a base of what ingredient?

Tomato

Kumato and green zebra are varieties of what?

Tomato

If you were eating 'witch', what sort of fish would it be?

Flatfish

Quiche is made using what kind of pastry?

Shortcrust pastry

Securing chicken with string before cooking so as to hold its shape is called what?

Trussing

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If you ordered pamplemousse in a French restaurant, what would the waiter bring for you?

Grapefruit Click to see the answer

Injera is the staple food of which country?

Ethiopia

Sablefish is also known as what?

Black cod

Particularly prevalent at festivals, which country is home to the 'mooncake'?

China

In France, what domestic animal is specially trained to smell out truffles?

Pig

Ice cream is often thickened with a substance extracted from the Gelidium species of which type of plant?

Seaweed

The breaded tenderloin is a characteristic sandwich of what state?

Indiana

Lauris nobilis is the Latin name of which common herb?

Bay

How are cakes traditionally cooked?

Baked

Kurobuta is a type of what in the cuisine of Japan?

Chicken

The Baldwin apple, known for making cider, is native to which area?

New England

In crystallized form, the herb angelica can be used for what?

Cake decorating

Sweet potatoes called 'kumaras' are a traditional dish for which people?

Maori

In which state is the Buffalo Trace Distillery?

Kentucky

If a dish is served 'Florentine', what will it contain?

Spinach

If you were eating a malus pumila, what would it be?

Apple

In what year was Philadelphia cream cheese bought by Kraft Foods?

1928

Gros Michel is a variety of which fruit?

Banana

Removing a thin layer of skin from a citrus fruit to use in a dish is called what?

Zesting

If apple juice makes cider, what does pear juice make?

Perry

In an authentic Chinese meal, what is served last?

Soup

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In Egyptian cooking, what are Kahk-el-Eid?

Cakes Click to see the answer

Pretzels originate from which country?

Germany

The blusher mushroom is most commonly found with which trees?

Beech

The average person in the UK in their lifetime consumes 1000lb of what?

Carrots

Gooey butter cake is traditionally made in which city?

St. Louis

Someone who is lactose intolerant cannot consume which of the following?

Milk

Strawberry Shortcake, a fad for young girls, was originally what in the 1980s?

Doll

In 1971, the US banned imports of which traditional Scottish food?

Haggis

In what type of restaurant would you order a 'biryani'?

Indian

How many coffee beans are said to be in every cup of Nescafe?

43

Oka is a cheese from which country?

Canada

Some Lily species are toxic to which animals?

Cats

In the world of food and drink, what is 'Fernet-Branca'?

Aperitif

If you order white tea in China, what do you get?

Water

Pan is the Japanese word for what food?

Bread

Out of the following chili peppers, which is the mildest?

Diablo grande

In Colombian cuisine, arroz con coco is rice served with what fruit?

Coconut

On which date does the oyster season officially start?

September 1st

Kabocha is the Japanese name for which vegetable?

Squash

In a food chain, what more common name is given to 'autotrophs'?

Primary producers

Shirred eggs are another way to describe what type of egg?

Baked

Taleggio is which of the following?

Cheese

The Brazilian dish feijoada comes from the Portuguese word for what?

Beans

In which of the following is Best Foods, not Hellman's, mayonnaise sold?

Arizona

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Italians call it prezzemolo - what do we call it?

Parsley Click to see the answer

How many frogs does the average Frenchmen eat a year?

4

In what state are Welch's Food Inc. headquarters?

Massachusetts

If you were served 'le miel' in France, what would you be eating?

Honey

How long on average does food spend in the stomach?

4 hours

Grapes come in what?

Bunches

Ketchup or chili sauce mixed with horseradish can make what?

Cocktail sauce

Huffkin cakes are a specialty of which county?

Kent

Inarizushi and Makizushi are both types of what?

Sushi

Paskha is a Russian cake associated with which festival?

Easter

Stargazy Pie contains which of the following?

Fish

If you're making shortbread, which of these ingredients is not required?

Egg

Quiche Lorraine originated in which country?

France

In France, a 'Napoleon' is a particular type of which patisserie?

Millefeuille

Grapes come in what form?

Bunches

Petits pois are small what?

Peas

How did pound cake come to have its very descriptive name?

Each ingredient weighs one pound

In Brazil, what do you eat on New Year's Day to bring you good fortune in the coming year?

Lentils

In which state is Brick Cheese produced?

Wisconsin

Standard cellophane is what color?

Clear

In which city is the worlds largest brewery?

Dublin

How many spices are mixed in allspice?

0

Snap, Crackle and Pop are characters associated with which breakfast cereal?

Rice Krispies

In which country did Bel Paese cheese originate?

Italy

In Islam, on the Day of Judgment there will be seven categories of people that will receive which of the following?

Food

In the UK, what proportion of people are estimated to be affected by food poisoning each year?

1 in 20

Tawny grisette is a variety of which foodstuff?

Mushroom

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In which country was ice cream invented?

China Click to see the answer

Salmon, cream cheese and cucumber are main ingredients of which sushi roll?

Philadelphia

In Brazil, what is pudim?

Custard

Tapioca is a type of what?

Starch

In which country was gin first produced?

Holland

In the world of food and drink, what is 'Fernet-Branca'?

Aperitif

Pato is the Brazilian name for which food?

Duck

Lengua de res features what part of a cow?

Tongue

In what country are snails consumed regularly?

France

In Japan, what are korokke?

Potato and meat patties

Pork rinds come from what part of the pig?

Skin

Leiden is cheese from ...?

Netherlands

Ice cream cake usually has a layer of ice cream and how many layers of cake?

2

Pop tarts can be heated in which of the following?

Toaster

Name the delicacy made from the liver of specially fattened geese.

Pate de foie gras

Since the late 1980s what is the newest Smartie color?

blue

Jiaozi are meat dumplings from which country?

China

Tempura is fish or vegetable coated in what?

Batter

In what country is Haggis popular?

Scotland

How many more calories do roast potatoes have in them than boiled?

x 2

Lures, reels, rods, hooks, baits and nets are used in what food gathering method?

Fishing

Hojicha is a Japanese variety of which drink?

Tea

Milk comes from which part of a cow?

Udder

If you were served a dish 'Belle Helene', which fruit would it be?

Pears

In a recent report, which of these were found to be 'less healthy than junk food'?

Baby foods

Harissa paste is a common ingredient of savory dishes produced in which region?

North Africa

In a beef on weck sandwich, what does weck refer to?

German bread

How is sticky toffee pudding cooked?

Steamed

Normally, what color is the wax that covers a Gouda cheese?

Yellow

In Japan, sakura-niku refers to meat from which animal?

Horse

If you ordered rognons in a French restaurant, what would you be served?

Kidneys

Italian beef sandwich originated in what city?

Chicago

How is a traditional loaf of bread cooked?

Baked

The Black Eyed Peas, the band, share their name with what type of food?

Beans

Pecans, pumpkin and yucca are foods that originate where?

America

Pinconning is an aged version of what well-known cheese?

Colby

In original Oreos, what color is the filling?

White

Shortbread biscuits originated in which country?

Scotland

Shredded Wheat is a type of what?

Cereal

Risotto is made with which of the following?

Rice

If you ordered piselli in an Italian restaurant, what would you be served?

Peas

If you ordered poireaux in a French restaurant, what would you be served?

Leeks

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The name of which island is also an orange liquor?

Curacao Click to see the answer

What country produces more than half of the world's olive oil?

Greece

What is another name for Avocado?

Alligator Pear

What is a Pink Fir Apple?

Potato

The name of which herb is derived from the Greek word for king?

Basil

The condiment mustard will be made from what?

Seeds

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What animal does pork come from?

Pig Click to see the answer

The jelly ear mushroom is often found growing on which trees?

Elder

What is a common flavor of crisp?

Cheese and Onion

The name of which Brazilian dish comes from the Portuguese for 'beans'?

Feijoada

What color is feta cheese?

White

What does Laverbread consist of?

Seaweed

The original mascot for Kellogg's pop tarts was a toaster called what?

Milton

What delicacy is known as fugu in Japan?

Pufferfish

What do the letters UHT stand for?

Ultra Heat Treated

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The spear leek was the original name of which food item?

Garlic Click to see the answer

What animal does beef come from?

Cow

What is a carving knife used for?

Slicing meat

The letters TGFOP can be found on what?

tea

What color is the food dye 'Cudbear'?

Red

What flavor is a Werther's Original sweet?

Caramel

What color is the flesh of the charentais melon?

Orange

The cap of which mushroom is deeply pitted, resembling a honeycomb?

Morel

Tilsiter is a cheese from which country?

Germany

What do many families eat on Chinese New Year's eve?

Seafood

The common mussel is also known as what?

Blue mussel

To flambe food requires what ingredient?

Alcohol

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Venison meat comes from what animal?

Deer Click to see the answer

Translated from the Danish, what are Danish pastries called in Copenhagen?

Viennese bread

Tony the Tiger appeared in ads for which breakfast cereal?

Frosties

Vermicelli pasta literally translates as what?

Little Worms

What in Japan is yuzu?

A citrus fruit

What color backed fish is used in Japanese cuisine?

Blue

What is a popular Austrian dish?

Goulash

What are zongzi in Japan?

Rice dumplings

What brightly colored food is usually carved to make lanterns at Halloween?

Pumpkin

What is a Jidda?

A cooking pot

What is a person called who in addition to eggs, dairy products and fish only eats plant foods?

Demi-vegetarian

Traditionally, which workmen took Cornish pasties with them in their lunchboxes?

Tin miners

The style of Maryland crabcakes typically breaded and deep fried are known as what?

Boardwalk

What does a carbonated drink have in it that most others do not?

Fizzy bubbles

Uncooked food is called what?

Raw

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What do food chains normally start with?

Plants Click to see the answer

What did Clarence Birdseye perfect in 1924?

Frozen food

The town of Ashburn, Georgia is famous for what food?

Peanuts

The name of which herb comes from the Latin 'to save'?

Sage

What are pancakes made of?

Butter

The Italian delicacy Lampascioni onions are actually the bulb of the wild variety of which common garden flower?

Grape hyacinth

What are the three flavors of Neapolitan Ice Cream?

Strawberry,Vanilla & Chocolate

What action is similar to whisking but uses faster motion for a longer time?

Whipping

What does 'seaweed' purchased from a Chinese takeaway consist of?

Cabbage

Veloute is which of the following?

Sauce

What do you call the process in which plants make food?

Photosynthesis

To Japanese cooks, what is 'umami'?

Fifth basic taste

The process that turns sugars into alcohol when making wine is called what?

Fermentation

What is a key ingredient in Key Lime Pie?

Lime

What is a salmon skin roll a type of?

Sushi

What is a plum duff?

Suet pudding

What does is mean if a dish is served 'au jus'?

In its own juices

The pizza with the toppings tomato, mozzarella and basil is called what? 

Margherita

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What country is 'Al Baik' from?

Saudi Arabia Click to see the answer

Used in making cheese, what is 'rennet'?

Animal

What are American fast food chain Wendy's most famous for?

Burgers

What is a modern form of thermal cooking?

Haybox

The Coltsfoot plant belongs to which family?

Daisy

To be authentic, where in Italy should your balsamic vinegar be produced?

Modena

The casing holding the insides of an egg is called what?

Shell

What is a souffle designed to do what once it is put in the oven?

Rise

What ingredients are in a BLT sandwich?

Bacon, lettuce, tomato

The outside of a loaf of bread is called what?

Crust

What color are flageolet beans?

Green

What does the word tostadas literally mean?

Toasted

What does cream of tartar do to beaten egg whites?

Stabilizes

What are small cubes of fried or toasted bread sprinkled on soup called?

Croutons

The name of which type of pasta means 'little worms''?'

Vermicelli

The cinnamon tree is indigenous to ...?

Sri Lanka

Vologda, Cadi and d'Echire are all European varieties of which basic foodstuff?

Butter

What did Tony the Tiger say about Frosties?

They're grrreat!

What do all animals, including dinosaurs and humans, need for energy and growth?

Food

The Turkish dish Asure is also known as .... pudding?

Noah's

The food company Manischewitz is known for selling what type of food?

Kosher

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What do we call the hierarchy by which any one animal eats another?

Food Chain Click to see the answer

What is Allium Sativum also known as?

Garlic

Unagi is a type of what?

Eel

What is a swollen underground part of a plant root, which the plant uses for food storage?

Tuber

The scad is most closely related to which fish?

Mackerel

The presenter of <i>Paula's Home Cooking</i> is called Paula who?

Deen

What is a gilhoolie used for?

Opening jars

Traditional Tastykake Krimpets are flavored with what?

Butterscotch

To remove the outer skin or covering on food such as pears is called what?

Pare

What animal does the meat veal come from?

Young cattle

What did Clarence Birdseye invent?

The frozen food process

What color is the jelly ear mushroom?

Red-brown

Tomatoes grow where?

On vines

What are substances added to food for preserving flavors, or improving taste or appearance

Additives

What color is the filling in original Oreos?

White

What flavor jelly is inside Jaffa Cakes?

Orange

The most commonly consumed food by humans is what?

Rice

What is added to instant oatmeal to make it ready to eat?

Water or milk

What do American fast food restaurant Domino's specialise in?

Fish and Chips

What flavor were the original Twizzlers?

Licorice

What company is Velveeta made by?

Kraft

What do you add to ground coffee to make it into a drink?

Hot water

The New Orleans fish dish called pompano en papillote is cooked how?

In a paper parcel

What does the name Chirashizushi mean?

Scattered Sushi

What breakfast food's name comes from the German word for stirrup?

Bagel

What animal eats and passes the most expensive coffee beans in the world?

Civet

The French call it 'l'herbe royal', What do we call it?

Basil

Vanilla seeds are found in where?

Pods

What color are adzuki beans?

Reddish brown

We all know that Castlemaine XXXX lager comes from Australia, but which city is home to the brewery ?

Brisbane

The frozen dessert made with fruit juice rather than cream is called what?

Sorbet

The tool that removes the colored outer coating of citrus fruit is called what?

Zester

What is a type of Dolma?

Stuffed vine leaves

What food family is the lentil from?

Pulses

What is a carpetbag steak stuffed with?

Oysters

What are the traditional eating utensils of China?

Spatula

What color is a Jonathan apple?

Red

The vegetable dish Colcannon originates from ...?

Ireland

What commonly accompanies Pepper?

Salt

The lingonberry is also known as what?

Cowberry

What are the two main ingredients of cock-a-leekie soup?

Chicken & Leeks

What food is vodka traditionally made from?

Potatoes

The thin, solidified layer that forms on the top of custard is called what?

Skin

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