Friday Food Quiz Number 67

December 5, 2011 in Uncategorized

Its a good feeling to start the week with a brain teaser by Pink whose quizzes always
highlight how little one actually knows. I am not sure how I have done this
morning with the quiz – but I have company with my kitten curled on my lap and
my dog sitting alongside waiting patiently for me to start my morning routine.

Friday Food Quiz Number 67

Why do apples and potatoes turn brown when sliced?  Oxidation

What is another name for an Oyster mushroom? Tree mushroom /pleurotus

What is the difference between “Coconut milk” and “Cream of coconut”? the
consistency of the coconut milk is thinner. Coconut milk is made of one part
water and one part shredded coconut. Cream of coconut is made of 4 parts of
shredded coconut and one part water.

Can baking powder being used as a substitute for baking soda? Yes – increase the
quantity of the baking powder by 3 times.

Are clarified butter and butter ghee the same? No – clarified butter is
butterfat after the milk solids and water are removed. Butter ghee cooks for
longer than clarified butter – this is to remove the water and caramelize the
milk solids in the fat. The milk is then removed by straining.

Where did Key lime pie originate? Key West, Florida.

What is the name of the vegetables in the following photo? Celeriac

What is black pudding? Blood sausage made of pigs blood and fat and served

What is Aspic? Savoury gelatin

10. If a dish is
called “A la Provencale”, what does it contain?  Tomatoes, onions, garlic.


10 responses to Friday Food Quiz Number 67

  1. Thanks dear Mitzi!!! You did so well!!

    I am battling with this whole new blogging thing!! I hope you are well?

  2. well done!

  3. Hey Mitzi…not sure I like this new foodies site!!! Hope you well!!

    • Hi Lisa – its difficult to find fellow bloggers – hope the search hiccup gets sorted out soon. Hope u are keeping well.

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