With Unlocking Warwick’s monthly social “In The Ballroom” suspended because of the coronavirus, we are continuing with the regular quiz online.
The August Quiz devised by Helen Fellows was about Food and Drink, with 20 questions for you to get your teeth into. As promised, here are the answers:
- Which luxury food shop has been in Piccadilly, London, since 1707? Fortnum and Mason
- In French cooking, what does ‘en croute’ mean? In pastry
- What is the name of the Spanish sausage that is seasoned with smoked paprika? Chorizo
- Which nuts are used in Marzipan? Almonds
- Riesling is a wine produced in which country? Germany
- What is beef fillet wrapped in pate and puff pastry called? Beef Wellington
- ‘Lyonnaise’ means cooked with what? Onions
- Which herb is in pesto sauce? Basil
- In which country will you find the wine growing region of Yarra Valley? Australia
- Calamari is a dish made from which animal? Squid
- What type of pastry are profiteroles made from? Choux pastry
- What spirit is mixed with ginger beer in a Moscow Mule? Vodka
- Bobotie is the national dish of which country? South Africa
- Which flower does the spice saffron come from? Crocus
- What’s the main ingredient of Rogan Josh? Lamb
- What type of food is paneer? Cheese
- Mocha is coffee usually flavoured with what? Chocolate
- What is the cocktail of Guinness and Champagne called? Black Velvet
- What type of beans are used to make baked beans? Haricot beans
- What does the HP stand for in HP Sauce? Houses of Parliament
There are no prizes, just the satisfaction of being a quiz champ. And this month, there are joint winners. Edwina McConville and Karen Parker both scored a very impressive 18 out of 20, so must share the non-existent prize. Well done both.
Look out for next month’s 20-questions. They’ll appear here at the beginning of September.