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1. This South African street food consists of a hollowed-out bread loaf filled with curry, which originated among the Indian population in Durban. By what name is it known?
2. This photo was taken in Montego Bay, Jamaica, and features a piece of chicken coated in a spice mix known as 'Jamaican jerk spice'. Which type of chilli peppers are typically used in jerk spice?
3. Which stuffed fritters, made from cowpeas and popular in the Bahia region of Brazil, are pictured here?
4. Pictured here are fried insects at a market in a southeast Asian country. If I tell you that other typical street foods here include tom yum, som tam and khanom khrok, can you guess which country it is?
5. This pastry is called placinta, but it has nothing to do with blood or babies! It's a popular street food in Romania and Moldova, and dates back to Roman times. Which of these is NOT a typical placinta filling?
6. This snack is popular in Nigeria and other West African countries. It's made of crunchy bits of fried dough and is sometimes flavoured with nutmeg, but what is it called?
7. The humble sausage is a staple of street foods all over the world. At various events in Australia, you'll find sausages being sold, but what is the name of both the the event where the sausages can be found, and the sausage dish itself?
8. The hot dog is said to have been introduced to Chile by restauranteur Eduardo Bahamondes in the 1920s, and Chile now has its own take on the popular American street food. What is the name of this Chilean hot dog equivalent?
9. The street food pictured here is Japanese and consists of little fried balls of minced octopus. They are particularly popular in Osaka. What is the Japanese name for this dish?
10. In my home city of Manchester, England, which has a large student population, student nights out often end in a trip to a kebab shop. The kebab pictured here is the doner kebab, which originated in the Ottoman Empire and is also big in Germany. Which type of meat would you usually find in a doner kebab?
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