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Quick Foodie Quiz 14 – answers

Here are the answers:

  1. What is a cazuela?
    1. A type of tapas tableware
    2. A small ladle usually used for olives
    3. A breed of sheep
    4. A paella without seafood
    5. A cazuela is a small earthenware bowl which can be used to hold all sorts of tapas. Some cazuelas can be used to cook in the oven or even on the stove-top.

  2. Which of the following is the odd one out?
    1. Ambrosia
    2. Basmati
    3. Bomba
    4. Carnaroli
    5. Three of them are rice cultivars (or varieties). Ambrosia is an apple cultivar, besides also being the name of a brand of tinned rice pudding!

  3. From which region does the wine Chateauneuf-du-Pape come?
    1. Bordeaux
    2. Côte d’Or
    3. Pays d’Oc
    4. Rhône
    5. As the name suggests (“New Castle of the Pope”), the vineyards were founded at the time in the Middle Ages when popes had their seat in nearby Avignon.

  4. Who wrote Roast Chicken And Other Stories which was first published in 1994?
    1. Clarissa Dickson Wright
    2. Nigel Slater
    3. Simon Hopkinson
    4. Donna Hay
  5. Which of the following sherries is the driest?
    1. Amontillado
    2. Fino
    3. Oloroso
    4. Palo cortado
    5. Fino is the driest, followed in order by amontillado, palo cortado and oloroso.

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