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CURRENT CULINARY QUIZ QUESTIONS
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(A New quiz about once a week)
FOOD TRIVIA QUIZ
1) This English dish was originally from India. It will contain rice, lentil, and hard cooked eggs, with a rich cream sauce (béchamel), sometimes with curry. The English version usually contains smoked fish, or cooked fish.
Name this dish.
2) How many flower visits do honey bees have to make to produce 1 kilo (2.2 pounds) of honey?
a) 4,000 b) 40,000 c) 400,000 d) 4 million e) 40 million
3) Walter A. Anderson and E.W. Ingram founded a food business in 1921. In 1954 James McLamore and David Edgerton founded a similar business.
What are the names of the businesses these men started?
4) Dr. Jonas Salk used a food service machine in his laboratory while he was working on the Salk Polio vaccine.
Can you name the specific machine he used?
5) This fruit is a cross between a grapefruit and a mandarin orange, and is probably a natural hybrid originating in Jamaica. The fruit has a descriptive name and is about the size of a small grapefruit, but sweeter.
Name this fruit.
6) This food was created by Ruth Graves Wakefield in the 1930s, near Whitman, Massachusetts. Ruth and her husband owned a small Inn and she came up with the recipe by accident when she had to substitute ingredients in a recipe.
Name this food.
7) This small Mediterranean evergreen tree with small blackish berries and glossy aromatic leaves is used for flavoring in cooking; also used by ancient Greeks to crown victors.
Name this herb.
8) Small grains of semolina cooked by steaming or boiling and served like rice.
9) Any of various herbs in the parsley family, with small white or greenish flowers in compound umbels, whose roots and fruits are used in flavoring liqueurs and whose stems are candied and eaten.
10) What city of northwest Italy, southeast of Turin is noted for its sparkling wines?
CURRENT CULINARY QUIZ ANSWERS
Questions are above and also on the home page
(A New quiz about once a week)
1) Kedgeree, also known as kegeree or kitchari.
2) (d) One kilo of honey represents 4 million visits to flowers by honey bees.
3) Walter A. Anderson and E.W. Ingram founded White Castle in 1921.
James McLamore and David Edgerton founded Burger King in 1954.
4) The Waring Blender was used by Dr. Jonas Salk in his laboratory while he was working on the Salk Polio Vaccine.
5) ‘Ugli fruit’ is a trademark name for this fruit that originated in Jamaica, most likely as a natural hybrid. It supposedly originated near Brown’s Town in 1914, and was cultivated by F. G. Sharp at Trout Hall, and marketed by his son in the early 1930s.
6) The Toll House Cookie, otherwise known as the chocolate chip cookie. Ruth cooked for her guests, and one day had to substitute semi-sweet chocolate for baker's chocolate in a cookie recipe. She chopped the chocolate in bits, but when she took the cookies from the oven, the semi-sweet chocolate had not melted into the dough as the baker's chocolate had. These cookies with chocolate 'chips' became an immediate hit with her guests.
7) Bay leaves.
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