Food & drink 22

From the quiz on 23/2/16.

  1. Which energy drink was created in the mid-1980s by Austrian businessman Dietrich Mateschitz as a modified version of a Thai drink called Krating Daeng? Red Bull

  2. What is the name of the traditional Scottish dessert typically made from whipped cream, whisky, oatmeal, honey and raspberries? Cranachan

  3. What name, literally meaning “bleeding” in Spanish, is given to a drink typically made from sweetened red wine, lemonade or soda water, chopped fruit and spices? Sangria

  4. The leaves of the American plant Stevia rebaudiana are widely used as a substitute for what common food additive? Sugar

  5. What flavour liqueur must be added to brandy or cognac to make an Alexander? Chocolate/cocoa (e.g. crème de cacao)

  6. At which luxury London hotel does French-born chef Alain Ducasse operate one of only four three-Michelin-starred restaurants in the UK? The Dorchester

  7. Which fruit is used to make a traditional Eve’s pudding and a traditional tarte Tatin? Apple

  8. What name, from the Arabic for “to crush”, is given to a Maghrebi dish of ground meat and couscous or bulgur wheat served with a hot chilli paste, or the paste itself? Harissa

  9. In which alcohol is the washed-rind cheese Stinking Bishop traditionally immersed during maturation? Perry

  10. Which mollusc is diced while still alive and served raw with sesame in the traditional Korean dish sannakji? (Baby) octopus


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