Food & drink 24

From the quiz on 19/4/16.

  1. Which French city, the capital of the Côte-d’Or département, lends its name to a type of medium-hot mustard typically made with white wine? Dijon

  2. In which European country is Weihenstephan, which has been in operation since 1040 and is the world’s oldest continuously-operating brewery? Germany

  3. What French name is given to a thin curved biscuit often made with almonds and placed atop desserts? Tuile

  4. Which fruit is used to make bigarade, a sauce which traditionally accompanies roast duck? (Seville/bitter) orange

  5. In Japanese cuisine, which plant’s rhizome is pickled in vinegar and served with sushi as gari? Ginger

  6. In which European country was the breakfast dish muesli invented and popularized by physician Maximilian Bircher-Benner around the turn of the 20th century? Switzerland

  7. Which mild, creamy cheese originally made in Lombardy has a name that literally means “beautiful country” in Italian? Bel Paese

  8. In the UK, the word ‘claret’ normally refers to red wine made in a region centred on which southwestern French city? Bordeaux

  9. In Indian cuisine, what name is given to naan bread stuffed with minced meat, commonly lamb or mutton? Keema naan

  10. Which soft drink was created by Charles Leiper Grigg and introduced in 1929 under the name Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon–Lime Soda because it originally contained mood-stabilizing lithium salts? 7 Up


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