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Quick Foodie Quiz 13 – answers

Here are the answers:

  1. Which of the following Mexican novelists wrote the novel, which was made into a film in 1992, called Like Water for Chocolate?
    1. Gertrudis De La Garzia
    2. Piedra de Sol
    3. Laura Esquivel
    4. Gonzalo Gurerroro
  2. The 1991 film Fried Green Tomatoes is based on the novel Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe. Who wrote the novel?
    1. Fanny Adams
    2. Fanny Flagg
    3. Fanny Cradock
    4. Fanny Wright
  3. The following quotation is based on the writings of a traveller/adventurer about whom a film was first released in 1962. Who wrote it?

    White and brown coffee were brought round in drinking cups not rinsed and so [a] round flavour and then two men came in carrying a copper butt, sixty inches across and perhaps five inches deep brimful of white rice topped with legs of sheep and ribs within the middle the boiled head, afterward the neck buried in the rice to the ears, which stuck up like withered leaves, the jaws open to cracking point and tawning upwards showing the open throat, the tongue sticking to the teeth, and the gristling hair of the nostrils and jaws round the incisors, lips left full.

    1. T E Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia)
    2. Freya Stark
    3. Marco Polo
    4. William Peel
  4. The film American Pie is based on the story of four American schoolboys who make a pact to lose their virginity before leaving school. The title of the film refers to a scene in which one of the characters is caught masturbating with a pie after having been told that “third base feels like a warm [what?] pie”.
    1. Pecan
    2. Pumpkin
    3. Apple
    4. Key Lime
  5. In the film The Silence of the Lambs Hannibal Lecter mentions that he ate the liver of his victim with some fava beans and a nice what?
    1. Chianti
    2. Claret
    3. Soave
    4. Sauvignon Vert

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