FOOD TRIVIA QUIZ #305
1) This close relative of the codfish is found in the North Atlantic, with the average weighing about 5 pounds. The most famous dish made with it originated in the village of Findon in the 18th century.
Name the fish and the dish.
2) In 1877 this 'man' and the product name were first used as a trademark by Henry Crowell at his mill in Ravenna, Ohio. Crowell and 7 other mill owners formed the American Cereal Company of Chicago in 1891. In 1901 the name of the company was changed to the trademark name first used by Crowell.
Who is this 'trademark' man, and what is the name of his product?
3) Usquebaugh, uisge beatha, uisce beatha.
What is it and where did it come from?
4) This semi firm Italian cheese, originally made from sheep's milk (now frequently made with cow's milk), is sometimes referred to as the poor man's Parmesan.
Name this cheese.
5) The Weights and Measures Act of 1824 in England declared that this measure was equal to "10 imperial pounds weight of distilled water weighed in air against brass weights with the water and the air at a temperature of 62 degrees of Fahrenheit's thermometer and with the barometer at 30 inches."
What was this measure?
6) What is the common name for roasted buckwheat groats (or a porridge made from them) in Eastern European countries?
7) What citrus fruit is named after a human body part?
8) What country now has 600 Kentucky Fried Chicken outlets and is the second largest fast food market after the U.S.?
9) What are the two most cultivated fruit trees in the world?
10) The males of this animal are up to 3 times larger than the females. Their milk is rich, and makes excellent butter. 85% of them live in China.
What are they?