We are getting together with friends for NYE and we are each doing a quiz (10 questions) based on a different topic. I've decided to do mine on cooking. The others aren't great cooks so nothing too avant garde, but i was thinking things like 'what is a bain marie used for', that kind of thing.
I would love your ideas for questions (and answers!) please!
These are the Q's from the Food & Drink round of a Quiz I ran recently.
What is Gazpacho? A cold soup Ribus Nigum is the Latin name of which fruit? Blackcurrant What type of beans are used in the production of Baked Beans? Haricot In the books by Michael Bond, what is Paddington Bear's favourite food? Marmalade Sandwiches What was invented by Mr. Tate of Tate Gallery fame? Sugar Cubes What would you have in your hand if you were holding Connover's Colossal? A stick of Asparagus Which company first introduced Tea bags into the UK? Tetleys What is a young pilchard called? A sardine Which citrus fruit is a hybrid between a grapefruit an orange and a tangerine? Ugli How many smartie colours are there currently? 8 blue, red, brown, orange, pink, green, mauve and yellow
At Robinson's in Stockport, a 9-gallon barrel is known as a 'kil', short for kilderkin, so you if you asked the question the other way round - what is the name for a 9-gallon barrel of beer, you could give bonus marks to clever clogs who knew both answers.