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CURRENT CULINARY QUIZ QUESTIONS

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TODAY’S FOOD TRIVIA QUESTION


1) Growing on a relative of the mango, cashew and turpentine tree, these are native to central Asia (probably originating around Persia). They have been cultivated for over 7,000 years, (they are mentioned in the Old Testament of the Bible) and before that were gathered from the wild. The Greeks were (and are) very fond of them, and use them in many pastries. Today they are grown mainly in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern countries and in California.

2) In the 16th century, boiled hedgehog was a common dish in what city?
   a) London   b) Paris   c) New York   d) Berlin   e) Moscow  

 

 


ANSWERS TO TODAY’S FOOD TRIVIA QUESTION:


1) Pistachio Nuts.

2) b) According to Larousse Gastronomique, boiled hedgehog was a common dish in Paris in the 16th century. It tastes similar to wild rabbit.

 

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