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Food and Drink Quiz Questions and Answers

Questions I

  1. What type of food is paneer?

  2. Which type of food interests a mycophagist?
  3. Name the traditional Louisiana rice dish seasoned and highly flavoured with sausage, ham, seafood, and pork or chicken?
  4. Which one of the five basic tastes starts with the letter 'u'?
  5. What are coeliacs allergic to?
  6. What name is given to Irish potato pancakes that contain a mixture of mashed and grated potatoes?
  7. Which musician would often sign his letters 'Red Beans and Ricely Yours'?
  8. What type of food is a Laura, Melody, and Kerr's Pink?
  9. What is the more common name for the flatbread also known as roti?
  10. Which Canadian dish is made with French fries and cheese curds topped with a light brown gravy?
  11. Which simple kitchen tool, used since ancient times, is used to crush and grind ingredients into a fine powder or paste?
  12. What type of soup is made with a calf's head, seasonings and Madeira wine?
  13. Agar-agar is a jelly obtained by boiling several kinds of what edible food stuff together?
  14. Fondue is a national dish of which country?


  1. A fresh cheese common in South Asian cuisine

  2. Mushrooms
  3. Jambalaya
  4. Umami (five basic tastes are sourness, sweetness, saltiness, bitterness, and umami)
  5. Gluten
  6. Boxty
  7. Louis Armstrong
  8. Potato
  9. Chapati
  10. Poutine
  11. Pestle and mortar
  12. Mock Turtle soup
  13. Seaweed
  14. Switzerland

Quiz II

  1. An amandine dish is garnished with what?
  2. Which restaurant opposite the Ambassadors theatre in London did A. A. Gill write a book about in 1979?
  3. What did Frenchman Hippolyte Mege-Mouries create in 1869 for the lower classes and armed forces?
  4. Which polyunsaturated fatty acids are contained in fish oil?
  5. What's the main ingredient of rogan josh?
  6. Name either of the two main types of commercial coffee bean?
  7. What do North American's call an aubergine?
  8. What are the two ingredients of a ganache sauce or filling?
  9. Lyonnaise means cooked with what?
  10. Which ice cream, normally low in fat and high in sugar, comes from the Italian word for frozen?
  11. Bourbon whiskey distilleries are mainly associated with which American state?
  12. Mashed what, is the main ingredient of hummus?
  13. A cake made with a 1:1:1:1 weight ratio of flour, eggs, butter and sugar is sometimes referred to as what sort of cake?
  14. What name is given to the square sausage served in traditional Scottish breakfasts?


  1. Almonds

  2. The Ivy
  3. Margarine
  4. Omega-3
  5. Lamb
  6. Arabica and Robusta
  7. Eggplant
  8. Chocolate and cream
  9. Onions
  10. Gelato
  11. Kentucky
  12. Chickpeas
  13. A pound cake
  14. Lorne sausage

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