Thursday, October 8, 2009
The Thursday Quiz
1. Nasi Goreng is a staple of which country? The Dutch which should give you a hint have adopted this dish and called it rijstafel which literally means rice table.
2. We have a salmon on our menu that has this sauce as an accompaniment? It is made up of olive oil , garlic , parmesan , and fresh basil. What is the name of this thick sauce that originated in Genoa Italy?
3. Suitable for slow-cooking , simmering , or braising foods , this is a small long-handled saucepan often used with a lid. Formerly made of earthenware but now of stainless steel , can you tell me the French name of this saucepan?
4. Soringue was a typical fish dish of 15th century cookery. What was the fish in this dish?
5. Tabbouleh is a specialty throughout the Middle East and is served as a cold entrée and traditionally wrapped in cos ( romaine ) lettuce leaves and eaten with the hands. Can you give me the country where Tabbouleh is a specialty? Hint: The country is in the same area and begins with L.
No wine this week. Just food from different parts. Good luck!
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