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1. Leading off the list is a soufflé-- not just any soufflé, however. Think of ones with cheese or bacon or pumpkin or spinach. What kinds of soufflés are these?
2. An interesting addition to the list is coq au vin, a French dish braised in wine. While the French word 'coq' means 'rooster', this dish is typically made with which of the following in its place?
3. The only sauce on the list (despite the notoriety of the dreaded Bechamel) is actually from Mexico-- it's Mole Sauce. Considering its Nahuatl origins, what is typically the main ingredient of this piquant sauce?
4. One of the only proteins on the list is the notorious beef Wellington. What is typically the only way to cook this difficult, but delicious dish?
5. A difficult dessert? Epicurious suggests taking special care with "un gâteau de mille-feuilles". By what other name is this sweet treat known?
6. What is the name for the Spanish dish depicted made with short-grain rice, saffron and, often, seafood or rabbit?
7. Puff pastry is so-named because of its tendency to be both flaky and light. What is typically the main ingredient added to puff pastry dough?
8. Baked Alaska is a dessert combining both ice cream and intense heat; you can imagine the technical nightmare. What ingredient is used to encase the ice cream and, when baked, firms up and lightly browns?
9. Although the difficult-to-bake croissant is normally seen as a French food, its origins actually trace it back to what other European country?
10. Sourdough bread is considered difficult because it requires a starter to ferment. Which of these creates the 'sour' taste of the bread?
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