Tuesday, August 18, 2009
The Tuesday Quiz
1. What is the name of the fish that is closely related to the sea bream but less flavourful? It is caught in the Mediterranean and the Bay of Biscay.
2. Sablé is what? Is it sand in French , is it a pastry served often in France during the summer particularly in the northern region of that country , or is it a round crumbly biscuit often with a fluted edge?
3. The French verb écailler means to scale fish. What other french culinary term does it mean?
4. When growing grapes in a vineyard is it more advantageous for quality purposes to have grapes grow in areas where there is good drainage or poor drainage?
5. What wine has the Chardonnay grape? Is it Pouilly Fumé or Pouilly Fuissé?
Good luck to all and see you later with the answers.
In fact rather than post again I will submit the answers on this post in the comment section later on tonight when I get home from work. For some of you who I know will be asleep check back tomorrow morning.
Radio talk show host of "The Hospitality Industry News Network" and author of "You Only Live Once" about his early years traveling around and working on ships and foreign countries Steven blogs about his thoughts on the restaurant industry as he sees it today.
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