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1) The wild carrot.
More carrot trivia

2) b) Queens Chicken Salad, said to have been a favorite of Queen Henrietta Maria, the wife of Charles I of England.
More about chicken

3) d) Bagna cauda, literally 'hot bath.' An Italian version of fondue.

4) a) A mushroom, also called cinnamon cap. They are similar to the button mushroom, golden or orange in color, with a rich, sweet, earthy flavor and a slippery coating.
Mushroom trivia

5) Kaiser Roll, also called Vienna Roll and sometimes simply 'hard roll.'

6) Irma Von Starkloff Rombauer (1877-1962) was an American cooking expert, and she wrote 'The Joy of Cooking' in 1931.

7) Garlic (Allium sativum).
Garlic facts & trivia

8) b) The Tree Tomato was renamed Tamarillo.
Tamarillo article

9) Professor Jerry Thomas was a bartender at San Francisco's El Dorado bar, and wrote 'The Bon-Vivant's Companion.' It is often claimed that he invented the Tom and Jerry, but most authorities believe it actually dates to an 1821 English novel by Pierce Egan, 'Life in London.' However, the Professor may have popularized the drink in America.
More about cocktails

10) The Americas.
Additional Vanilla facts



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