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CURRENT CULINARY QUIZ QUESTIONS

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TODAY’S FOOD TRIVIA QUESTION


1) His real name was Guillaume Tirel (1310-1395), usually known by his nickname. He was chef to Duke of Normandy, Philip VI, Charles V and Charles VI, and is author of one of the oldest books on cookery, Le Viandier. He is also said to have invented a miniature cream puff which was filled with either a sweet mixture for a dessert, or a savory mixture as an appetizer.
What was his nickname, and what is the name of this miniature cream puff he created?

2) The pickled flower buds of this Mediterranean bush have been used as a seasoning and condiment since ancient Roman times. They grow wild throughout the Mediterranean area, both in Africa and Europe. The young flower buds are picked daily, early in the morning, allowed to wilt for for a few hours, and then placed in vinegar, salted white vinegar or dry salted.
Name this flower bud.

3) What would you be if you were caponized?

 


ANSWERS TO TODAY’S FOOD TRIVIA QUESTION:


1) Taillevent is his nickname and he created the Profiterole.

2) The Caper Bush, caperbush.  (Capparis spinosa).

3) Singing in the Vienna Boys Choir. A capon is a castrated young rooster.
 

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