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Famous Dishes For Famous People
"The great and the good generally liked to live life well, and this included great dishes which were often created just for them or in their honour. I give you the clues and you tell me the people or place. At the least you'll learn some great recipes."
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A delicious dish for you to identify. It is a combination of beef, mushrooms, and sour cream, and was the prize-winning recipe created for a cooking competition held in the 1890s in St. Petersburg, Russia. What was it called?
This was a dish loved by a national military hero and later influential political leader of Great Britain. The dish was made of beef, mushrooms, truffles, Madeira wine, and paté cooked in pastry. What was it called?
Beef Baden Powell
This was another dish created in the aftermath of a great battle won by Napoleon. The recipe comprises of: chicken braised with garlic, tomatoes, olives, white wine or brandy, and garnished with crayfish and sometimes fried eggs. What was the name of this dish?
Sometimes called the greatest chef who ever lived, Auguste Escoffier created a dessert of poached peach halves, vanilla ice cream, and raspberry sauce in honour of an Australian opera singer, Dame Nellie Melba. What was the dish called?
Melba Raspberry Fool
Poached Pear Melba
Melba Ice Cream Meringue
Chopped walnuts later became an addition to this salad dish, but originally it used mainly these ingredients: apples, celery, and mayonnaise. It was immediately popular in its home city of New York. But in which hotel or restaurant was it first created?
Bobby Vann's New York
New York Hilton
Delmonico's New York
Please identify this dish. It was a dessert made of a meringue baked until crisp, filled with whipped cream and fruit. It was named for a much loved Russian ballerina of the day probably for the fluffy tutus she habitually wore on stage. What was it called?
(One word only)
This recipe was famously made as a dish invented for a US millionaire at Antoine's Restaurant in New Orleans. The dish was made of butter, spinach, and seasonings usually spread on oysters on the half shell, then baked. What was it called?
This dish was of boneless chicken breast pounded and rolled around cold unsalted butter, then breaded and fried. It was also known as Chicken Supreme. What name did restaurants in New York give to this dish in the early 1900's, by which it is almost universally known?
Chicken a la King
This recipe is an American creation developed in honour of a favourite Italian coloratura soprano who made her long time home in San Francisco. It comprised of cream sauce, grated cheese, mushrooms, and almonds, served on some spaghetti-like noodle, with one of various kinds of non-red meat, usually seafood or fowl. What was this type of dish called?
A nice sweet dessert to finish our tasty journey. This particular dish was a sweet pie or tart filling made with ground almonds. The term can also refer to a custard sauce flavored with almonds or other nuts. What is this filling called?
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