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1) This tree is native to tropical areas of South America. It has an edible root, small edible black fruit (olive sized), sugar is produced from the sap, and a wax is collected from the lower surfaces of its leaves. This wax is used in carbon paper, polishes, plastics, floor wax, lubricants and as a food additive. The pith is also used as a cork substitute, fiber from the leaves is used to make rope, and the wood is used for building and to produce excellent veneers.
Name this useful plant.
2) This Italian term actually means 'warm (hot) bath.' It also refers to a specialty of Piedmont consisting of olive oil, anchovies and garlic, and is used as a warm dip for raw vegetables, and sometimes meat.
Can you name this 'Italian fondue'?
3) What dessert did the wife of our 4th American president popularize and what was her name?
1) Carnauba Palm.
2) Bagna Cauda.
3) President James Madison's wife was Dolly, and she frequently served ice cream at state dinners in the White House. She is generally credited with popularizing ice cream in America.
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