Food & drink 38

From the quiz on 28/3/17.

  1. What name, from the Swedish for “slice of bread and butter” and “table”, is given to a Scandinavian buffet of various hot and cold dishes? Smörgåsbord

  2. Which drink is made from the leaves and buds of the shrub Camellia sinensis? Tea

  3. Latundan, Cavendish and Lady Finger are all cultivars of which common fruit? Banana

  4. What name is given to a cockerel that has been castrated to improve the taste of its meat? Capon

  5. According to its packaging, what two flavours (one fruit, one not) is the classic Swizzels Drumstick sweet? Raspberry and milk

  6. Which French chef wrote the classic cookbook Le guide culinaire (1903), in which he notably codifies the five French mother sauces? (Auguste) Escoffier

  7. A traditional Long Island Iced Tea cocktail is made using triple sec and which other four alcoholic drinks? Gin, tequila, vodka, rum

  8. Shichimi, a mix of seven spices typically including ground chilli, orange peel and sesame seeds, is a traditional condiment from which Asian country? Japan

  9. Balvenie, Glenlivet and Glenfiddich are among the many whisky distilleries situated in and around the valley (strath) of which Scottish river? Spey

  10. Tepache is a partially-fermented Mexican drink traditionally made from water, brown sugar and which tropical fruit? Pineapple


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