Answers to Friday Food Quiz number 70

16 Apr

Please visit the following bloggies who did the Quiz for brilliant answers:


Viewfromtheside’s Blog

Colonialist’s Blog

Tandy form Lavender and Lime 

1. Where is the dish Vindaye a traditional dish?

A- Mauritius. 

2. What are the main ingredients of a classic French Sabayon?

A – Egg yolks and Madeira wine 

3. What is Ochazuke and from which country?

A – Ochazuke combines two  Japanese ingredients, plain white rice and green tea. Ochazuke is commonly served at the very end of an elaborate Japanese full course meal. It’s also favored as a midnight snack, a hangover cure, or just when you want something hot and filling. 

4. What type of dish is Pasha and when is it normally eaten?

A – Pasha is a dessert and mostly eaten over Easter. 

5. What is a “silk squash” better known as?

A – Chinese Okra or Luffa.

6. What is Crostatas?

A – A crostata is an Italian baked dessert tart, in a form of pie. The jams that are traditionally used as a filling are cherries, peaches, apricots, berries. 

7. What is Sunflower greens?

A – The micro plant that results when unhulled seeds are grown in soil. 

8. What differentiates a “pot pie” from another pie?

A – A pot pie has a “top and bottom completely encrusted by flaky pastry and baked inside a pie tin to hold its shape”. 

9. What are the main ingredients of the spice “bzar” (or bezar)?

A – Ground coriander, cumin, black pepper, red pepper, dried ginger, turmeric, cardamom and nutmeg. 

10. What plant does tapioca come from?

A – The cassava plant.

I would like to thank everyone that partcipated!!

Picture with the courtesy of Mitzi Reddy:

National dish from Mauritius

10 Responses to “Answers to Friday Food Quiz number 70”

  1. colonialist April 17, 2012 at 12:22 am #

    Thought I’d get ONE right, and I did! Had fun with the others, though.

  2. adinparadise April 17, 2012 at 7:07 am #

    Thanks for the answers, PPD. I decided not to do the quiz, because I read Tandy’s answers on my e-mail and then realised that I shouldn’t have. 😉 Hope your week is going well. Hugs xx

  3. SidevieW April 17, 2012 at 5:30 pm #

    as usual……………..

    • pinkpolkadotfood April 17, 2012 at 5:43 pm #

      Thanks for doing the quiz! I always enjoy your answers!

      • SidevieW April 17, 2012 at 8:13 pm #

        hehe, its always fun

  4. From The Pews April 17, 2012 at 10:16 pm #

    One, thank you for letting me find you 😀

    Two, I SO have to look into Ochazuke!!

    and Three…God Love You ♥

  5. Tandy April 18, 2012 at 7:42 am #

    After I did the quiz, one of my blogging friends posted a recipe for Pasha 🙂

  6. thehappyhugger April 18, 2012 at 8:18 am #

    Always learning about foodie things here Pinky 🙂

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