10 most difficult cuisine riddlesCuisine quiz
What mushroom is that?
False parasol is a highly poisonous mushroom producing severe gastrointestinal symptoms of vomiting and diarrhea. It is commonly confused with the shaggy parasol or shaggy mane, and is the most commonly consumed poisonous mushroom in North America. Its large imposing appearance and similarity to the edible parasol mushroom, as well as its habit of growing in areas near human habitation, are reasons cited for this.
A wheat bun cake filled with sweet stuffing. Where is eaten and on what occasion?
France - Fat Tuesday
Poland - Fat Thursday
in Russia - Maslenica
Sweden - Fat Tuesday
The Fat Tuesday -Because it is the last day before the Lenten fast, a tradition has developed of eating buns, called "semla". The day is also called "White Tuesday" because the buns are made out of white flour.
Where did the carpaccio originate?
It was invented in 1950 by the restaurateur Giuseppe Cipriani, when the client - Countess Mocenigo - informed him that the doctor had recommended her raw meat. The new dish reminded him of Venetian painter Vittore Carpaccio's work.
Which of the following is a bottom-fermented beer?
Baltic Porter is a very high alcohol, sweet, robust porter that originated in the Baltic states. Baltic Porter reflects both the character of original British Porters and the character of sweeter, highly alcoholic Russian Imperial Stouts.
Which of the following has the fattest milk?
Sheep milk is 9% fat. Cow, goat and human - approx. 4%
What is the name of traditional Bavarian cheese paste?
Obatzda (also spelt Obazda and Obatzter) is a Bavarian cheese delicacy. It is prepared by mixing two thirds aged soft cheese, usually Camembert (Romadur or similar cheeses may be used as well) and one third butter. In 2015, within the EU, obatzda was granted PGI certification.
Which is the most produced grain in the world?
none of the above
Maize has become a staple food in many parts of the world, with total production surpassing that of wheat or rice. However, not all of this maize is consumed directly by humans. Some of the maize production is used for corn ethanol, animal feed and other maize products, such as corn starch and corn syrup.
What is Fufu?
African staple food
Fufu is a staple food common in many countries in Africa such as Ghana and Nigeria. It is usually made by mixing and pounding separate equal portions of cassava and green plantain flour thoroughly with water. It is served usually with a soup. Fufu also occurs in Carribean cuisine, in countries with substantial populations of West African origin.
What is the name of a traditional Japanese food made from fermented soybeans?
Many find the taste unpleasant and smelly, while others relish it as a delicacy. A 2009 internet survey in Japan indicated 70.2% of respondents like nattō and 29.8% do not, but out of 29.8% who dislike nattō, about half of them eat nattō for its health benefits.
What fruit is that?
Salak is a species of palm tree native to Java and Sumatra in Indonesia. It is also known as snake fruit due to the reddish-brown scaly skin. The taste is usually sweet and acidic, with a strong astringent edge, but its apple-like texture can vary from very dry and crumbly to moist and crunchy.