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Answers to Friday Food Quiz number 73

2 Jul

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

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1. What is the main ingredient of “potage st germain”?

A – Peas 

2. What is a cordial?

A – It could refer to an alcoholic or non-alcoholic or medicinal beverage. 

3. Where did chicken kiev originate from?

A – Many theories exist, but most people say that it must have been inRussia or Ukraine, but most theories say that it must be from the Ukrainen capital called Kiev. 

4. What two ingredients MUST BE in a cassoulet?

A – Beans and Meat. 

5. What is the main ingredient of the Greek dish Spanakorizo?

A – Spinach or green beans and rice. 

6. What does “Kleftiko” mean?

A – “hidden”. 

7. Sage is native to which area?

A – The Mediterranean. 

8. What are the traditional ingredients of Beef Wellington?

A – The traditional ingredients are a whole seared fillet of beef, spread with sautéed mushrooms and wrapped in pastry. 

9. What is the dough called that is used to make croquet-en-bouches’s puffs?

A – Choux pastry. 

10. What is the traditional Thailand soup made of coconut and chicken called?

A – tom ka gai 

Spanakorizo pic from http://www.diningguide.hu/recept/etterem-informacio-6231

Friday Food Quiz Number 73

29 Jun

This was a great week, but totally exhausting!! I have been spending great days with my family and I have been working a lot! 

It is time for another Food Quiz, since I have not posted one in a while.   

If you have never done this before, the rules are quite simple.

1. Please copy the questions and do the answers on your own blog.

2. Please leave me a message to tell me that you have done it. 

There are no prices; it is just something to do for fun! A hint: Most of these questions are from features in June 2012’s Fresh Living, Pick and Pay’s Foodie Magazine!

I will post the answers to the Quiz on Monday evening with a link to your answers! 

1. What is the main ingredient of “potage st. germain”?

2. What is a cordial? 

3. Where did chicken kiev originate from? 

4. What two ingredients MUST BE in a cassoulet? 

5. What is the main ingredient of the Greek dish Spanakorizo? 

6. What does “Kleftiko” mean? 

7. Sage is native to which area? 

8. What are the traditional ingredients of Beef Wellington? 

9. What is the dough called that is used to make croquet-en-bouches’s puffs? 

10. What is the traditional Thailand soup made of coconut and chicken called? 

Picture from http://www.nikdaum.com/news/2008/07/doi-suthep-and-malls.html

Friday FoodQuiz number 73

Enjoy the weekend and have fun in the kitchen!

On 29 June 2011 I posted this recipe for Wimbledon Cupcakes!  wimbledon cupcake recipe

On 29 June 2009 I posted this recipe for Seafood Curry! seafood curry recipe

 

Friday Food Quiz Number 61 and Food Events happening from 29 to 31 July 2011

29 Jul

Another Food Quiz to keep you basy over the weekend!

If you are going to do the quiz, please copy the questions and do the answers on your own blog. Please leave me a message to tell me that you have done it. 

I will post the answers to the Quiz late on Monday evening with a link to your answers! 

1. What is a Fraisier? 

2. What does the cooking terminology “Balloutine” means? 

3. What is the difference between a Sorbet and a Granita? 

4. What toxin in potatoes causes it to turn green when exposed to sunlight? 

5. What is the meaning of the term “tartness”, when describing a taste? 

6. What is a Biscuit Joconde Imprime/Entremet?   

7. Fennel is native to which countries?

8. What is a Kulfi?  

9. Which one of these four is not a stone fruit? Peach, Pomegranate, Mango or Cherry?

10. What is Elachi more commonly known as? 

Enjoy the weekend and have fun in the kitchen!

The following are a list of the Food events for this coming weekend:

KwaZulu-Natal:

The Good Food and Wine Show takes place in Durban from 28 to 31 July at the Durban Exhibition Centre. For more information visit http://www.goodfoodandwineshow.co.za/ 

Limpopo:

The Limpopo wine show takes place at Meropa Casino and Entertainment World just outside Polakwane from 29 to 30 July. Visit http://www.limpopowineshow.co.za 

Mpumalanga:

The SA Game Fair takes place at Dullstroom from 30 to 31 July. Visit http://www.sagamefair.co.za/ for more information. 

Western Cape:

We love Real beer and curry evening takes place on Friday the 29th of July. Visit http://www.tajcapetown.co.za/blog/events/#curry for more information.

Friday Food Quiz 60’s answers

18 Jul

The following bloggers did the quiz:

Kaztayli’s answers were 90% correct

Another Day also answered 90% correct!

Mitzi’s answers were 100% correct

Colonialist’s answers were 100% funny!

Libra’s Child’s answers were also 90% correct

Musing’s answers were 100% excellent!!

Tandy’s answers were 90% correct!

1. What are the main ingredients of a Cassoulet?

A – Cassoulet is a stew of white beans baked with a variety of meats, originating from southwestern France.

2. What is seasoned flour?

A – Flour that has been flavored with salt and pepper.

3. Which fruit is the richest known source of the antioxidant called lycopene?

A – Tomatoes

4. Why is it advisable to rest steak for a couple of minutes after cooking?

A – To allow the meat fibres to relax and draw in all the juices

5. What is a galette?

A – A galette is a type of French pastry made with a rich, flaky crust, and traditionally served at Epiphany, on the 6th day of January. Many bakeries also offer galettes year round, in both savoury and sweet incarnations. In general, a galette is rounded and flat, and it tends to be very crusty because of the type of pastry used to make it. The term is also used in some parts of France to refer specifically to crepes made with buckwheat. In most cases, a galette is too large for a single person to eat, and is designed to be sliced and served to individual guests.

6. What is chimichurri?

A – A sauce made of chopped fresh parsley seasoned with garlic, pepper, and herbs and bound with oil and vinegar.

7. Where is Polenta a staple food?

A – Northern Italy

8. What is Chaîne des Rôtisseurs?

A – It is an international gastronomic society, founded in Paris in 1950, devoted to fine dining and the camaraderie of the table. Members who include chefs, restaurateurs and food lovers meet monthly to share specially prepared meals with paired wines.

9. What is a Pink Lady?

A – It is an Apple variety.

10. What is a sommelier?

A – It is a wine specialist.

 

I hope you all will have a wonderful week!!

Friday Food Quiz Number 60 and Food Events happening from 15 to 17 July 2011

15 Jul

I am posting a very late Food quiz… but enjoy and have fun!!

This is an easy one… and yes, maybe I have duplicated some of the Questions… sorry Inspiration!  🙂

If you are going to do the quiz, please copy the questions and do the answers on your own blog. Please leave me a message to tell me that you have done it. 

I will post the answers to the Quiz late on Monday evening with a link to your answers! 

1. What are the main ingredients of a Cassoulet? 

2. What is seasoned flour? 

3. Which fruit is the richest known source of the antioxidant called lycopene? 

4. Why is it advisable to rest steak for a couple of minutes after cooking? 

5. What is a galette? 

6. What is chimichurri? 

7. Where is Polenta a staple food? 

8. What is Chaîne des Rôtisseurs? 

9. What is a a Pink Lady? 

10. What is a sommelier?

Enjoy the weekend!

The following are a list of the Food events for this coming weekend:

Eastern Cape

The Eastern Cape Biltong festival takes place at Summerset East from 15 to 16 July 2011. Visit http://www.sa-venues.com/events/easterncape/eastern-cape-biltong-festival/ for more information.

Gauteng

The Kimiad Winter Festival takes place in MorelettaPark, Pretoriaon 17 July. Visit http://www.pretoria.co.za/events/details/2205-kimiad-winter-festival.html for more information.

Western Cape

The Bastille Festival takes place in Franschhoek on 16 and 17 July For more information visit: http://www.franschhoek.co.za/bastille.html

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