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  1. Known as 'the Big Five', what are the five most widely consumed species of fish in the UK?
  2. Which beer was originally brewed in Bangalore, India and imported to UK restaurants by its founder, Lord Karan Bilimoria?
  3. Which vegetable has a variety called Calabrese?
  4. Which American city is associated with the deep-dish pizza?

  5. What flavour is the sweet custard called frangipane?
  6. In English, what does 'chow mein' mean?
  7. The French liquer Triple sec is what flavour?
  8. What food is Monterey Jack?
  9. What is the name of the cold dish of poultry, mayonnaise, curry powder and apricots created for an historic event in 1953?
  10. What is the alligator pear better known as?
  11. In Vienna, what is called Kopenhagener Plunder?
  12. What term is given to an Indian dish made of pureed greens and spices?
  13. What is by far the most expensive spice in the world by weight?
  14. The first UK McDonald's restaurant opened in which decade?
  15. What is sparkling wine in Spain called?
  16. Jaffa cakes are made with a coating of chocolate, a layer of orange flavoured jam and which type of sponge?
  17. What is the term for the Japanese dish made by deep-frying vegetables or seafood in a light batter?
  18. Which Mexican culinary dish consisting of fried tortilla chips with melted cheese, was created by Ignacio Anaya in 1943?
  19. Which lemon-lime drink was first developed in West Germany in 1959 and given the name Fanta Klare Zitrone?
  20. What fish would you find in an Arnold Bennett omelette?


  1. Cod, salmon, haddock, tuna and prawns
  2. Cobra beer
  3. Broccoli
  4. Chicago
  5. Almond-flavoured
  6. Fried noodles
  7. Orange-flavoured
  8. Cheese (American style white, semi-hard cheese)
  9. Coronation chicken
  10. Avocado
  11. Danish pastry
  12. Saag
  13. Saffron
  14. 1970s (1974 in Woolwich, London)
  15. Cava
  16. Genoise sponge
  17. Tempura
  18. Nachos
  19. Sprite
  20. Haddock