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A Very Mixed Menu

Created by Jennifer5

Fun Trivia : Quizzes : Mixed Food and Drink
A Very Mixed Menu game quiz
"Ten questions on a variety of food-related topics, mainly European, although should be of general interest. Bon appétit!"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. What is the colloquial name given to thin strips of bread and butter, or buttered toast, given to small children, normally for eating with a boiled egg?
    infantrymen
    carpenters
    pilots
    soldiers


2. Which very well-known Italian dish originated in the Italian city which is home to the world's first university?
    Neapolitan pizza
    Sardines
    Prosciutto di Parma
    Bolognese sauce


3. Artichokes are eaten as two distinctly different varieties. One is the globe artichoke and the other takes its name from which Middle Eastern city?
    Jerusalem
    Cairo
    Riyadh
    Damascus


4. Which English city has an area nicknamed the 'Balti Triangle' because of the large number of Balti restaurants in that area?
    Bath
    Bristol
    Brighton
    Birmingham


5. In which Spanish city did the popular rice-based dish paella originate?
    Madrid
    Valencia
    Barcelona
    Cadiz


6. If you were eating tempura, how would you expect it to be served?
    finely chopped
    raw with cherry tomatoes
    battered and deep fried
    baked in a slow oven


7. In which European country did Edam cheese originate?
    Portugal
    Greece
    The Netherlands
    Switzerland


8. Which popular vegetable includes varieties called King Edwards, Pink Fir Apple and Jersey Royals?
    potato
    onion
    cauliflower
    carrot


9. If you were dining in an Italian restaurant what would you do with antipasti?
    give it to the head waiter, it is a tip for good service
    drink it after your meal with espresso coffee
    eat it before your main course, it is a mixed starter
    eat it with a long spoon, it is a tall glass of ice cream


10. What is the name given to a savoury paste associated with the area of Provence in France, with the principal ingredients of anchovies, olives, capers and olive oil?
    Chiffonade
    Brunoise
    Julienne
    Tapenade


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Compiled Oct 02 13