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Famous Meals from History
"Some of these meals are famous because of the people or events with which they were connected, and others simply because of their extravagance. Come take your taste buds on a journey through time!"
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There remains much debate about the extent to which Homer's chronicles of the Trojan War are based in fact, but his writings are widely considered accurate depictions of the historical period they portray. What meal does Homer record Achilles and Odysseus sharing on the battlefield?
Macaroni and cheese
A single olive
Tofu, sushi and vinegar rice
Sheep's loin, goat, chine of a fat hog and bread
During the Zhou Dynasty (1,112 B.C.E to 256 B.C.E), the Chinese developed an intricate set of rites that governed a range of cultural practices, including how the emperor should be served meals. Which of the following meats would NOT have been found on the emperor's table?
The Romans are remembered for their incredibly decadent feasts. The recipes of an author known as Apicius have survived, but his dishes call for some ingredients not accessible to many modern chefs. Apicius does NOT provide advice about the preparation of which of the following?
On to another famous glutton: Henry VIII. The king hosted any number of feasts at his court each year, and all of them featured an incredible array of consumables. Along with the grilled beavers' tails, boiled whale meat, and roasted peacock, historians estimate that the people at Hampton Court Palace consumed how much ale each year?
Enough to fill the Hoover Dam
Enough to fill a bathtub
Enough to fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool
None, ale was not known at this time
You may have eaten a turducken. It's a turkey, stuffed with a duck, stuffed with a chicken. According to the cooking classic "Venus in the Kitchen", if you really want to woo your lover, you should prepare this nineteenth century French version which calls for how many different birds to be stuffed one inside the other?
On the evening of April 14, 1912, the first class passengers aboard this craft enjoyed an elaborate feast which would be their last meal before disaster struck. Which vessel was carrying these passengers, who enjoyed a different wine with each of the first ten courses of the banquet?
In May of 1929, a collection of starlets enjoyed a meal of Terrapin soup, Jumbo Squab Perigeaux, Lobster Eugenia, L.A. salad, and Fruit Supreme. They were attending the inaugural presentation of which award?
In 1936 a British monarch sat down with his family to a meal that included turtle soup, lobster mousse and roast pheasant. He announced that he planned to abdicate the throne in order to marry which woman?
Camilla Parker Bowles
The future Queen Elizabeth II
Bessie 'Wallis' Simpson
Towards the end of 1944, two world leaders met in Moscow for negotiations and enjoyed a meal of radishes, suckling pig, chicken, beef, mutton, a variety of fish, and potatoes. Who were they?
Adolf Hitler and Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Benito Mussolini and Francisco Franco
Charles de Gaulle and Emperor Hirohito
Josef Stalin and Winston Churchill
In 1966, Truman Capote and Kay Graham dined on caviar, chicken and champagne prior to which famous social event?
The Black and White Ball
The premiere of the film 'Casablanca'
The wedding of Prince Charles and Diana Spencer
The debut of 'Vogue' magazine
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