Friday’s Food Quiz Number 7

I am in the process of moving my posts from my old blog to this one. This Friday’s Food Quiz Number 7 is one of them. Here are my answers.

1. What is a Rémoulade?

similar to a tartar sauce

2. What is Daikon?

Japanese Radish

3. What is a Mangosteen?

Fruit – only ever seen it in Bali

4. Is rhubarb a fruit or a vegetable?

fruit

5. What is cilantro commonly known as?

coriander

Cous Cous Salad In Answer To Friday's Food Quiz Number 7
Cous Cous Salad With A Lime And Coriander Dressing

6. What is Nori and what is it used for?

seaweed sheets used for making Sushi 

7. What is the hottest part of a chilli pepper?

differing opinions on this – the pith is actually the hottest, but some people believe it is the seeds. to make sure, remove both (I often cook with the chilli left whole and remove it before serving)

8. In which country are sculptures carved from radishes as part of the Christmas celebrations?

?????

9. What does Tiramisu mean?

lift me up

10. What traditional English dish consists of sausages in batter?

toad in the hole

11. What are cêpes or cep also known as?

mushrooms

12. What is the main ingredient of taramasalata?

roe

13. “Champignon” is the French word for which food?

mushrooms

14. What is the traditional flavour of a parkin cake?

ginger (thanks James Martin’s recipe book which I have read cover to cover)

15. How much does 200g uncooked rice weigh when it is cooked?

ha ha, I have never weighed my rice but if the Tastic advert is correct then 400g
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13 thoughts on “Friday’s Food Quiz Number 7

  1. I can say I learned something new today! It was interesting to see the answers I knew and learn something from the questions I didn’t have the answer to!

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    1. that is a bonus then 🙂

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  2. You are like an encyclopaedia Tandy!
    🙂 Mandy

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    1. only sometimes Mandy 🙂

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  3. Whenever I read your answers I think, she’s so darn smart. Seriously. Tiramisu is one thing, but taramasalata!

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    1. thanks Greg – I am not always that smart 🙂

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  4. I can’t wait to read your new posts from your other blog. How many years total have you been writing now? Take Care, BAM

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    1. HI Bam, I have been blogging for 28 months now 🙂

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  5. I never knew you had another blog.. I can’t wait to see some of your other amazing post when you transfer them :). And this quiz is too cool. For me, if the quiz was all about chicken… I would certainly know everything LOL

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    1. thanks Kay. I started blogging on another platform originally but much prefer WordPress – I have ‘met’ such amazing people here 🙂

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  6. Parkin – yum! That´s a really old fashioned and tasty treat 🙂

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    1. I am going to have to make some one day!

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