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100

What is the name of this dessert?


Black forest cake (from Germany). Fun fact: The world's largest Black Forest cake was made by K&D Bakery on 16th July 2006 that weighed about 3000 kgs.

100

What is the name of an Indian yogurt–based beverage with a smoothie-like consistency?

Lassi. Fun fact: The word lassi means yogurt mixed with water in Punjabi.

100

Phở -- A soup dish consisting of broth, rice noodles (bánh phở), herbs, and meat (usually beef (phở bò), sometimes chicken (phở gà)). Which Asian country made it its national dish?

Vietnam

100

Cayenne Pepper -- Moderately red-colored hot chili pepper, often dried and grounded to use in pizza restaurants. What is its place of origin?

South America. Fun fact: Botanically speaking, the pepper is a berry, not a vegetable.

100

What is the name of this dish?


Tabbouleh (from Lebanon/Syria). Fun fact: The name tabbouleh comes from the Arabic word 'taabil' which means to season or spice.

200

What is the name of a French dessert made of layered puff pastry also known by the names "Napoleon" in North America, or "vanilla slice" in the United Kingdom?

Mille-feuille

200

Rooibos tea -- Rooibos (meaning "red bush" in its language of origin) is usually grown in the Cederberg mountains. What is its place of origin?

South Africa. Fun fact: The name Rooibos enjoys legal protection with its Geographical Index (GI) status. This means that products may only use the trademarked name “Rooibos” if the tea is sourced from the mountainous Cederberg region in the Western Cape.

200

What is the name of a cold soup and drink made of raw, blended vegetables, the main ones being tomatoes and cucumbers? It is mainly eaten in the Iberic region during hot summers, since it is refreshing and cool.

Gazpacho (from Spain). Fun fact: December 6th is National Gazpacho Day

200

What country does this spice come from?


Sichuan peppercorns come from China. One of the defining characteristics is its distinctive numbing sensation in the mouth, with the red variety being more commonly used and having a stronger aroma and flavour than the green variety.

200

What is the main ingredient in a Baba Ganoush?

Eggplant/aubergine. The Arabic term for the dish means “pampered daddy".

300

What are the 3 main ingredients in an Eton Mess?

Berries, meringue, cream

300

What is the name of a cold savory yogurt-based beverage popular in Turkey? The principal ingredients are simply yogurt, water and salt.

Ayran. Fun fact: In 2015, Turkey imposed a 220,000 TL fine (approximately $70,000) on state-owned Çaykur (tea) manufacturers, stating that ayran had been "insulted without reason" in one of their advertisements for iced tea, in which the rapper Ceza rapped that ayran makes him sleepy.

300

What is the name of this Italian soup?


Minestrone.

300

What is the name of a flowering plant whose seeds have similar flavor and aroma with some other spices and herbs, such as fennel, licorice, and tarragon? It is widely cultivated and used to flavor food, candy, and alcoholic drinks, especially around the Mediterranean.

Aniseed. Aniseed tea is known for its calming effects and is often used as a natural remedy for insomnia and anxiety.


300

What is the name of this dish?


Aloo Gobi (from India). It is made with potatoes, cauliflower, and a generous dose of Indian spices. It is yellowish in colour due to the use of turmeric.

400

What is the name of this dessert?


Cendol/Dawet/Chè Ba Màu/Lot Chong (from Southeast Asia). The worm-like green jellies are made of rice flour and they are typically accompanied by coconut milk, palm sugar syrup and shaved ice. The green colour comes from pandan leaves.

400

What are the 3 main ingredients (out of 4) in a Cosmopolitan?

40 ml Vodka Citron, 15 ml Cointreau, 15 ml Fresh lime juice, 30 ml cranberry juice

400

What country does this soup come from?


Doenjang-jjigae is from South Korea, and it is made from soybean paste.

400

What is the name of this spice?


Sumac. This spice is used in Middle Eastern cuisine to add a tart, lemony taste to salads or meat. In Arab cuisine, it is used as a garnish on meze dishes such as hummus, tashi and falafel.

400

What are the 2 main ingredients in a Tapenade?

Olives, capers, (anchovies, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic). It is generally eaten as an hors d'œuvre spread on bread, with fish, in salads, and sometimes used to stuff poultry for the main course.

500

What is the name of this dessert from Quebec, Canada?


Pouding Chômeur (translates to unemployed man's pudding). It is a dessert that was created during the early years of the Great Depression in Quebec.

500

What is the main ingredient in a Tereré?

Yerba Mate (cold brewed)

500

What are the 3 main ingredients in a Czernina?


Duck/goose blood, dried fruits, vinegar. Fun fact: Traditionally, this soup was served to men who were rejected after asking for permission to wed their significant other.

500

What is used as a herb (dried or fresh leaves), spice (seeds), and vegetable (fresh leaves, sprouts, and microgreens)? India is a major producer of it, and over 80% of India's output is from Rajasthan. Seeds and leaves contain the molecule sotolone, which is responsible for the distinctive maple syrup smell. It is also used as a flavoring agent in imitation maple syrup or tea, and as a dietary supplement.

Fenugreek. Fun fact: Roasted fenugreek is an excellent substitute to coffee

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What is the plant disease caused by a fungus which infects all parts of the host plant by invading the ovaries of its host? The infection causes corn kernels to swell up into tumor-like galls, whose tissues, texture, and developmental pattern are mushroom-like, though edible.

Huitlacoche

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