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- Mirin is an essential condiment used in which country's cuisine?
- Paella originated in which Spanish city or region?
- A macaroon is typically made from which nut?
- In which year did World War Two rationing formally end?
- Made in Scotand, what are Bonchester, Caboc, Crowdie and Dunlop?
- What did Richard Burton describe as 'Welshman's caviar'?
- What were created by Forrest Mars in 1936 and described as 'energy balls'?
- What did Newcastle chemist William Owen invent in 1927 for those who were sick with common illnesses?
- What is called 'Ail' in France and 'Ajo' in Spain?
- Espagnole Sauce is what colour?
- What name is given to sweetened egg whites beaten until they are stiff, light and airy?
- Most commercial baked beans are made from what type of bean?
- Lucozade (originally called Glucozade)
- What is normally the main ingredient of the soup Borscht?
- Which fish is traditionally used in kedgeree?
- Which English football team has a fanzine called The Oatcake?
- Which fruit brandy is widely considered to be the national drink of several Balkan countries, including Albania and Serbia?
- Which chain of UK restaurants founded in 1958 by Sam Alper specialises in the 'Olympic Breakfast'?
- In which American state is Hershey, the largest chocolate manufacturer in North America?
- The Rhubarb Triangle, a 9-square-mile area famous for producing early forced rhubarb, is in which English county?
- During the 1980s, which drink was promoted with the advertising slogan, 'the totally tropical taste'?
- Which dark brown Australian food paste made from leftover brewers' yeast extract with various vegetable and spice additives is similar to Marmite?
- Wiener Schnitzel, the national dish of Austria, is made from which meat?
- What is the main ingredient of the traditional Welsh delicacy laverbread?
- Which Scottish carbonated soft drink is often described as 'Scotland's other national drink'?
- Who said: 'He was a bold man that first ate an oyster'?
- What is a Berwick cockle?
- (Smoked) haddock
- Stoke City
- Rakija (pronounced rakiya)
- Little Chef
- West Yorkshire
- Jonathan Swift
- A mint sweet (with a red stripe)
Cookery Questions III
- Often referred to as 'honey wine', what do you get when you mix water and honey and ferment it with yeast?
- Minestrone soup originates from which country?
- Who wrote the book How to Be a Domestic Goddess?
- In 2009, which U.K. supermarket renamed pollock 'Colin' in a bid to boost sales of the fish as an alternative to cod, and launched the product under the banner 'Colin and chips can save British cod'?
- What animal is used in France to detect truffles?
- Stella Artois was originally brewed in which country?
- What fruit is Calvados distilled from?
- What is the name of the traditional Irish potato and cabbage dish?
- How many gallons are there in a firkin of beer?
- Most of which African country's wine is produced in Cap Bon?
- What fruit is a cross between a grapefruit, tangerine and orange?
- What is the name given to the Scandinavian dish of raw pickled salmon with mustard and dill sauce?
- What is the Chinese word for tea?
- What name is given to a bundle of herbs usually tied together with string and mainly used to prepare soup, stock, and various stews?
- Nigella Lawson
- Ugli fruit
- Bouquet garni
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