Be inspired by ♥ Friday’s Food Quiz Number 16

Here are my answers to Friday’s Food Quiz!

1. What is chicory also known as?

endive or radicchio

2. What is fricassée?

a stewed dish of white meat, most commonly poultry 

3. What is Joulupöytä and where is this eaten?

it is a Yule table eaten at Christmas time in Finland 

4. If you suspect that you have a cracked egg, when cooking eggs, what can you add to the water, that you are going to cook the eggs in, to close the crack in the egg?

vinegar. I add a toothpick per egg and this works! 

5. What is “black Gold”?

balsamic vinegar 

"Balsamic Vinegar"

© Balsamic Vinegar

6. What is Kefir?

a fermented milk drink 

7. Pumpkins are native to which country?

I never guess these ones correct! North America? 

8. What is Moroccan Kobz?

Flatbread

9. What is Patatas Bravas?

a potato dish served with spicy tomato sauce 

10. What is SASSI?

Southern African Sustainable Seafood Initiative the cell phone number is 0794998795 and you can sms them the name of any fish and an sms will be sent to you with its sassi status – green, orange or red

11. What is Kobe beef and why is it so special?

it is beef reared in a special way – massaged daily, fed beer, brushed, and fed grain. this Japanese beef is highly prized. It is renowned for its flavour, tenderness, and fatty well marbled texture (and price) 

12. What is a “Bento”?

a lunch box ensemble made of layers that slot into one another 

13. What is Palmiers?

biscuits shaped like pigs ears 

14. What will happen to a fresh egg when popped into a bowl filled with water?

It will sink

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About Tandy

Tandy is passionate about using regional, seasonable and sustainable produce when she cooks. She lives in Gordons Bay in a cottage with her husband, two dogs, a tortoise and a fish. Tandy and Dave are busy building a house which is an adventure all in itself. Each year they visit a new place to experience the food of the area and you can follow along on their adventures.


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Friday’s Food Quiz Number 16 — 28 Comments

  1. Must try the toothpick idea.
    🙂 Mandy

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    • it really does work!

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  2. Oh oops i misread that.. you are talking about chicory, i have celeriac on the brain,. i am still going to dig it up tho! man i need sleep! morning tandy!

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    • morning Celi 🙂

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  3. I am going to go outside right now and dig up one of my celeriac, i want to see what is under there.. c

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    • Did you get a surprise Celi? Celeriac is amazing – I love cooking with it. Hope you got some sleep and good morning to you too xox

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  4. Do you add the toothpicks and the vinegar for the eggs? I don’t think I really knew any of these!

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    • When I used to boil eggs, I just added one toothpick per egg to the water. Not sure why it works though. Now I have an egg boiler 🙂

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  5. I didn’t know a single one of these except palmers! Thanks for making my morning with food trivia 😀

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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    • My pleasure CCU 🙂

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  6. Wow, I didn’t know chicory was endive! Coffee with greens huh.

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    • Which is maybe why I prefer the real thing 🙂

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  7. Well, I never knew that about vinegar! The things I learn here, Tandy 🙂 Thanks!

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    • my pleasure Kate 🙂

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  8. Black gold, hey. That makes sense on many levels.

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    • it does indeed 🙂

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  9. I finally new the answer to some of these today! Yay!

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    • Yay 🙂

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  10. balsamic vinegar definitely IS black gold, that’s for sure!

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    • 100% for sure 🙂

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  11. Who thinks of these things?
    They just make me feel SO stupid!

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    • you are so NOT stupid!

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  12. I do enjoy these Tandy and always learn something 🙂

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    • me too, Jac 🙂

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  13. Hi Tandy, I actually posted a new quiz (at last)!!! 🙂

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    • I will try and get to it tomorrow Pink 🙂

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  14. I like the idea to add vinegar for cracked eggs. I did not know that.

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    • it really works!

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