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Food Always Tastes Better in French
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"Here's a little quiz about ten foods that sound a heck of a lot more interesting in French than they do in English. Thanks to LeoDaVinci for the quiz title."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Shells, mantles and tentacles are all part of slimy little creatures considered a delicacy in France. While Western culture calls for shell removal, what food called "escargot" is normally served in-shell in France?
"Soupe de Palourdes" sounds so much more exotic than its American counterpart. What soup that comes in different varieties like Manhattan, Rhode Island and New England is also found in France?
If your mother had referred to this by its French name - "pain de viande" - you probably would've been more likely to eat it. What ground meat dish that's shaped and often topped with ketchup do kids sometimes avoid?
Betteraves may cause pink urine, but what vegetable would Dwight Schrute of "The Office" be proud that you've taken an interest in?
Foie de canard, foie de poulet and foie d'oie sure do sound pretty. Yet, many people won't willingly eat their main ingredient. What ingredient is commonly paired in a dish with onions or made into spreads?
What dish, translated into French as "cocotte en terre de thon," calls for a can of a specific fish, cream of celery, peas, cheese and wide egg noodles to be baked together?
Choux de Bruxelles have an undeservedly bad reputation, especially given how high in Vitamin C and fiber they are. What vegetable that's round and green resembling a miniature cabbage sounds delightful in French?
A key ingredient of succotash, this vegetable is a lot more palatable as "haricots de lima". What food originally found North of Peru is this?
A single grain of "sable" is enough to create a "perle" inside a "huitre." What food might I suggest preparing Rockefeller-style if you're in the mood for mollusc?
A clever name in any language couldn't get some people to try "langue de vache" (French) or "lengueta de la vaca" (Spanish). Featured in hot deli sandwiches, what cow muscle might you not have a taste for?
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Compiled Jun 19 13