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Quiz Questions

  1. What name is given to a pie made of fillet steak coated with pate and duxelles, which is then wrapped in parma ham and puff pastry, then baked?
  2. In Japan, chefs are trained for over two years in order to qualify to serve which fish?
  3. Stovies is a Scottish dish based on which main ingredient?
  4. In cooking, which term describes pasta or rice that is cooked to be firm to the bite?
  5. Which fruit is usually the main ingredient in a tarte Tatin?

  6. Which food is also known as bean curd?
  7. Lancashire hotpot normally consisits of which meat?
  8. What did John Montagu create that The Wall Street Journal once described as Britain's "biggest contribution to gastronomy"?
  9. What's the name of the sauce, a simple or compound brown sauce used in French cuisine, which gets its name from the French word for "hunter"?
  10. In the dish Malfouf, what is stuffed with rice and meat?
  11. Produced in Cornwall and parts of Devon, what type of food is a Hog's pudding?
  12. What is the raw, hard fat of beef or mutton found around the loins and kidneys?
  13. Name the smooth, creamy, highly seasoned soup of French origin, which is classically based on a strained broth of crustaceans?
  14. What is wakame? With a a strong flavour and texture, it is most often served in soups and salads?
  15. "Spice bag", a mix of chips, chicken, red and green peppers, chilli and onions, was voted 2020's favourite takeaway dish in which country?
  16. Which fish is the main ingredient of gravlax?
  17. Portobello, shiitake and chanterelle are types of what?
  18. Madeleines are very small what?
  19. Ackee and saltfish is the traditional dish of which country?
  20. Tzatziki is made of salted strained yogurt mixed with which widely cultivated plant?
  21. What is the main vegetable ingredient of moussaka?
  22. Which popular nut, grown in the Middle East, is green?
  23. What name is given to French pancakes with orange syrup and liqueur?
  24. The Guinness World Records for most eaten in a minute is 16. It's a Mexican chile but has been adopted by Texas as the state pepper - what is it?
  25. Which type of pasta, elliptical in section rather than flat, has a name that means means "little tongues" in Italian?


  1. Beef Wellington
  2. Pufferfish
  3. Potatoes
  4. Al dente
  5. Apples
  6. Tofu
  7. Lamb or mutton
  8. The sandwich (John Montag was 4th Earl of Sandwich)
  9. Chasseur sauce (Sauce chasseur)
  10. Cabbage leaves
  11. Type of sausage
  12. Suet
  13. Bisque
  14. Edible seaweed
  15. Ireland
  16. Salmon (it is a Nordic dish)
  17. Mushrooms
  18. Sponge cakes
  19. Jamaica
  20. Cucumber
  21. Aubergines
  22. Pistachio
  23. Crepes Suzette
  24. Jalapenos
  25. Linguine