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FOOD TRIVIA QUIZ 310

1) What is the French word for an Italian dessert custard, made from egg yolks, sugar and wine?

2) What flavorless, colorless oil has more polyunsaturates than any other oil, a very high smoke point (which makes it good for deep frying), and doesn't solidify when refrigerated?

3) A variety of small, autumn flowering crocus that bears lavender flowers is the source of what cooking spice?

4) This 19th century English physician claimed that bread and vegetables were bad for us. He claimed that starch ferments in the stomach and produces acid, vinegar, alcohol and yeast, all of which poison bodily tissues and cause disease and mental derangement.
What was his name and what food did he recommended we eat 3 times a day?

5) What candy originally contained a small amount of sea water and was popular in Atlantic City during the late 1800s?

6) What Italian liqueur takes its name from the Latin name of the elderbush, its original flavoring ingredient?

7) What popular snack food was invented by George Crumb, chef at Moon's Lake House in New York in the late 19th century?

8) In 1772 Capt. James Cook took this food with him to keep his crew healthy on his 2nd great voyage to explore the Pacific.  We now know that its vitamin C content prevented scurvy.
What was this food?

9) What popular 18th century beverage was named after a village in Germany, and is still popular today?

10) What do the previous 9 questions have in common?

 

 

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