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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Answers to This Morning's Quiz

Okay here we go once again with the answers to the quiz questions earlier today.

1. The main flavour component aside from a few herbs in Fior d'Alpi are the flowers that come from the region. Fior in italian means flower so literally, " flowers of the Alps."

2. Irish whiskey is the only whiskey that is triple distilled.

3. The Prairie Oyster is a hangover cure that contains both alcohol and a raw egg yolk. The recipe goes like this ,

2 Measures Brandy
1 Egg Yolk
1 teaspoon wine vinegar
1 dash Tobasco sauce
1 pinch Cayenne pepper

Then stir all the ingredients in a glass without breaking the egg yolk and drink it all down in one gulp. After you will probably lose your hangover and just be sick the rest of the day. Yecchhh!

4. Salmis is a game stew.

5. Sorrel of course is an edible green plant originating in Northern Asia and Europe. It has a slightly bitter taste but is high in magnesium , potassium , and Vitamin C. It is cooked in a similar way as spinach.

There you have it the quiz of the day and the answers.

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