Food and Drink Quiz

Quiz 57 – Round 3 – Food and Drink

1. From which country does Manchego cheese originate?

Spain

2. Which Chinese delicacy involves preserving eggs for up to several months, turning the yolk grey/green and the white a brown colour?

Century eggs (can also sometimes be known as pidan, preserved egg, hundred-year egg, thousand-year egg or even millennium egg!)

3. ‘Death in the Afternoon’ is a cocktail of absinthe and champagne which was invented by which famous author and journalist?

Ernest Hemingway

4. What are ‘chitterlings’?

Intestines (usually the small intestines of a pig)

5. In cookery terms, what is a ‘liaison’?

A sauce thickening agent

6. How many gallons are there in a firkin of ale?

9

7. What is contained in a dish described as ‘à la dubarry’?

Cauliflower

8. ‘Amontillado’ is a type of what?

Sherry

9. Which fruit is indigenous to Africa but was also imported to Jamaica and is now its national fruit?

Ackee

10. From which plant is saffron obtained?

Crocus

 

 

 

 

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