Food & drink 19

From the quiz on 24/11/15. Download the image for Q5 here.

  1. What is the common name of the seaweed Porphyra umbilicaulis, which is boiled, dipped in oatmeal and fried to make a traditional Welsh delicacy? Laver

  2. What fruit flavour is the Japanese liqueur Midori? Melon (specifically: muskmelon and yubari melon)

  3. In which Asian country is the town of Si Racha, after which the chili sauce sriracha is named? Thailand

  4. Which classic cocktail consists of whiskey and sugar with a few dashes of Angostura bitters and water, which is usually served on the rocks with orange and a cocktail cherry? Old Fashioned

  5. **What is the common name of the widely-cultivated sedge Eleocharis dulcis, whose edible tubers are a common ingredient in East Asian cuisine? Water chestnut

  6. In which Cornish town does English chef Rick Stein own two seafood restaurants, a bistro and a café? Padstow

  7. Which animal’s milk is fermented to make the traditional Turkic drink koumiss? Mare (horse)

  8. What must be added to Béchamel sauce to make Mornay sauce? Cheese

  9. A leaping fawn-like animal wearing a blue ribbon is the logo of which brand of sparkling perry? Babycham

  10. What name, meaning “miller’s wife” in French, is given to a method of preparing fish by dredging it in flour, cooking it in browned butter and serving it with butter, lemon and parsley? Meunière


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