10 most difficult food riddlesFood quiz
What mushroom is it?
Toadstool rusty brown
The shaggy parasol is popularly praised as a choice edible mushroom. However, it contains toxins which can cause gastric upsets when eaten raw or undercooked, and some individuals show a strong allergic response even after cooking.
Aside from cattle, which animal provides most milk used by humans?
Water buffaloes provide 11% of the world's milk, which is much more than goats (2%, third place). Buffalo's milk contains higher levels of total solids, crude protein, fat than cow milk; it gives therefore more cheese, butter and other dairy products. The top buffalo milk producers are India and Pakistan.
Which has more calories: table sugar or aspartame?
pretty much the same
table sugar has much more calories
aspartame has much more calories
aspartame has no calories at all
Aspartame produces 4 kilocalories of energy per gram when metabolized, sucrose (table sugar) produces 3.9 kilocalories. However, aspartame is approximately 200 times sweeter than sucrose, so it is consumed in much smaller doses.
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.
What do the letters M in M&M's stand for?
Milk & Mead
Mars & Murrie
Milwaukee & Madison
Military & Melting
The letters M stand for M&M's creators: Forrest Mars, Sr. (the son of Chicago candy maker and Snickers bar creator Franklin Clarence Mars) and Bruce Murrie (the son of William Murrie, president of the Hershey Company). The idea for the candy was copied by Mars from British soldiers during the Spanish Civil War.
What was included in the original Pepsi-Cola recipe?
coke from coal
Pepsi Cola, first introduced in 1898, was named after pepsin (enzyme) and kola (nuts). In 1931, the company entered bankruptcy and changed hands. The new owners changed the recipe to resemble more Coca-Cola.
What is the pH value of a Coca-Cola drink?
The lemon has a pH of around 2.5, but the pH of Coca-Cola hits 2.4 with its phosphoric acid. When it comes to alkaline drinks, you won't find many. Most fruit juices skew acidic, and even milk has a pH close to neutral. One drink that sits on the right side of the pH scale is green tea.11.0
Where was margarine invented?
in the United States
Margarine was invented in France by Hippolyte Mège-Mouriès in 1869, during the Franco-Prussian wars. He invented it in response to a competitive challenge from the French government under Napoleon III, who was looking for a cheap and stable substitute for butter, and offered a big prize to anyone who could pull it off.
Which sea animal captures have grown significally since 1970?
In the 1990s several cod stocks collapsed due to overfishing. With the large predatory fish removed, their prey have undergone population explosions, and the capture of lobster has tripled since 1970.
Where does the Pavlova dessert come from?
Pavlova is a meringue filled with cream and fruit that is considered a national dish in both Australia and New Zealand. The cake was named after the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova, who made guest appearances in both countries in the late 1920s.