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May 17, 2016

Only A True Foodie Can Get More Than 70% In This Quiz

Prove yourself to the food gods.

  1. Where does German chocolate cake originate from?

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    German chocolate cake is actually named after Sam German, an American who developed the recipe.

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  2. Which of these is pappardelle?

  3. What type of alcohol goes best with salty, fatty foods?

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    According to The World of Fine Wine, salty, fatty foods and champagne go hand in hand. A prime example of this is fried chicken.

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  4. What is blanching?

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    Blanching, which is usually used in the cooking of fruits or vegetables, is the process of briefly boiling a food substance before plunging it into ice water. It can be used to preserve colour and texture, to prepare ingredients ahead of time, and to prepare vegetables for freezing.

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  5. Where does the Caesar salad originate from?

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    Although the salad's origin is a hotly debated topic, according to an article on the Huffington Post, Italian-American restaurateur Caesar Cardini invented the salad in 1924 in Tijuana, Mexico.

  6. When eating sushi, what is the ginger for?

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    While the ginger is an essential element in the presentation of sushi, its actual purpose is to cleanse your palate.

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  7. What is the proper name for sushi ginger?

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  8. Which of these is NOT another name for salad rocket?

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  9. Which country does Cotija cheese originate from?

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  10. What is honey made from?

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    Nectar is extracted from flowers and stored in the bee’s extra stomach. The bee then passes the nectar to another bee by regurgitating into the other bee’s mouth – this process is repeated until the partially digested nectar is finally deposited into a honeycomb.

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  11. Which of these is roti?

  12. Which of these chilli peppers is an essential ingredient to Caribbean cuisine?

  13. Which ingredient is NOT needed to make choux pastry?

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  14. What is the difference between gelato and ice cream?

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  15. For which course would you eat spotted dick?

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    Spotted dick is a British pudding made with suet and dried fruit.

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