Food & drink 40

From the quiz on 16/5/17.

  1. Which meat is used to make a traditional cottage pie? (Minced) beef

  2. What is the English equivalent of what is known in France as a boulangerie? Bakery

  3. Which American chemist lends his surname to a test and scale used to measure the piquancy of chilli peppers? (Wilbur) Scoville

  4. Which Italian drink is combined with gin in the classical British cocktail known as gin and it? Vermouth

  5. German turnip is an alternative name for which cabbage-like vegetable, whose name literally means “cabbage turnip” in German? Kohlrabi

  6. Tsukiji market in Tokyo is the world’s largest market for what type of food? Seafood/fish

  7. What name, from the French for “mixture”, is given to a dessert of fruit preserved or cooked in syrup? Compote

  8. What must be added to sparkling wine, usually champagne, to make a Black Velvet cocktail? Stout (often Guinness)

  9. Bulgogi, galbi and samgyeopsal are among the many popular barbecue dishes from which Asian country? South Korea

  10. Which traditional English drink may be described botanically as “Taraxacum officinale and Arctium lappa”? Dandelion and burdock


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