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1. This first "C" food we try is conch. This can be served fried, on a salad, or even raw. From what kind of animal do we derive this meat?
2. The next "C" food is a fish that is the primary one used in the United Kingdom for the recipe of fish and chips. What is this animal that is used for both its flesh and its liver oil?
3. We then turn to the next "C" food dish and that is crab. Their meat is found in both the body of the crab and in the claws. True or False: The shell of all crabs is considered inedible.
4. Our next "C" food dish is from South America and is called ceviche. It is usually served as an appetizer. How is the fish prepared?
5. We dig into the next "C" food and find it is calamari. From what mollusk do these ring-shaped fried bites originate?
6. The next "C" food was called crawfish and came in the form of a boil where the animal was boiled alive with large amounts of vegetables and spices. What do these tiny crustaceans resemble?
7. The next dish was the "C" food called clams. These small bivalve mollusks can be shucked and eaten raw. They can also be steamed, grilled, stuffed and baked, and added to a variety of dishes.
What body part do these animals NOT have?
8. We then turned our attention to the next "C" food which was a delicious serving of caviar in a chilled bowl with a side of lightly buttered toast. True or False: All fish eggs are considered both roe and caviar.
9. Our next "C" food dish was presented to as a filet of carp. I was a bit taken aback since many places in the United States consider it a "bottom feeder". However, the chef assured me that one particular part of the world has been eating this delicious fish for centuries. Which one?
10. One of our last "C" food dishes was a plate of cornmeal fried catfish. The fish had been soaked in milk prior to cooking to eliminate any strong fishy taste. The catfish had been caught using a person's bare hands reaching into a hole and pulling it free. What is this technique called?
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