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CURRENT CULINARY QUIZ QUESTIONS

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TODAY’S FOOD TRIVIA QUESTIONS


1) This food product, introduced by General Foods in 1965, was added by NASA to the galley of the Gemini astronauts. In July 1969 it traveled to the Moon on the Apollo mission.
Name this food product.

2) They were first developed in Sicily and were known to both the Greeks and the Romans. In 77 AD the Roman naturalist Pliny called them one of earth's monstrosities, but many continued to eat them. Historical accounts show that wealthy Romans enjoyed them prepared in honey and vinegar, seasoned with cumin, so that this treat would be available year round.  It was not until the early twentieth century that they were grown in the United States. All that are commercially grown in the United States are grown in California.  They are actually a flower bud, and if allowed to flower, the blossoms measure up to seven inches in diameter and are a violet-blue color.
Name this plant.
 

 


ANSWERS TO TODAY’S FOOD TRIVIA QUESTIONS:


1) Tang, the powdered orange drink.

2) The Artichoke.
 

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