Friday’s Food Quiz Number 59

My friend Pink has posted the quiz early this week, which means I can get it done before the end of Friday!

1. What is the difference between chowder and soup?

Soups can either be thin broths or thick soups, and a chowder is a thick soup

2. What are the basic ingredients of fruit curd?

I use eggs, butter and the juice of the fruit

"Grapefruit Curd Topped With Swiss Meringue"
Grapefruit Curd Topped With Swiss Meringue

3. What is the difference between fruit preserves and fruit conserves?

a preserve can be any formed of preserved fruit i.e. jams, marmalade, chutneys etc. A conserve is jam 

4. What are Jerusalem artichokes?

root vegetable

5. The Marula fruit is native to which country?

South Africa

6. What is hyssop?

it is a herb and happens to be one of the many ingredients in absinthe

7. What is Cape pondweed better known as?

It must be a waterblommetjie – and if I am right I now know the English term!

8. What does gratinéed means in culinary terms?

topped with cheese and bread crumbs

9. What is dombolo better known as?

I have never heard of this!

10. Why is raita served with curries?

I serve it to cool my mouth when I make my curry too hot for my palate


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  1. I had to Google dombolo, doesn’t sound very nice 🙁

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    1. nope, it doesn’t!

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  2. I learned some things today. This was really interesting. I hope you had a great day. Blessings…Mary

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    1. thanks Mary, hope you have a great weekend 🙂

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  3. Wow, excellent answers!! You have a very good memory, Tandy!! I am toooo scared to post old questions again, because everytime I did in the past, you could remember that I have asked that before!! 🙂

    Thanks for taking part!

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    1. my memory is not as good as it used to be! As a child it was close to photographic 🙂

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