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Food Quiz Questions 9


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Food Quiz Questions 9


  1. What is the primary ingredient in the traditional Korean dish kimchi?

  2. Which fruit is often referred to as the king of fruits and is notorious for its strong smell?

  3. What type of pasta is shaped like small rice grains and is commonly used in soups?

  4. What spicy, fermented condiment is a staple in many Southeast Asian cuisines, especially Thai and Vietnamese?

  5. In Italian cuisine, what is the main ingredient in a classic Carbonara sauce?

  6. Which pastry, often filled with various ingredients like meat, cheese, or vegetables, is known for its flaky, triangular shape?

  7. What is the key flavoring ingredient in the Japanese soup base dashi?

  8. What popular coffee-flavoured dessert consists of layers of sponge cake, chocolate, and a sweet, creamy filling?

  9. Which spice, derived from the dried stigma of a flower, is one of the most expensive spices in the world?

  10. What type of cheese is the main ingredient in the traditional Swiss dish fondue?

  1. What is the key ingredient in the popular Middle Eastern dip, hummus?

  2. What is the primary herb used to make pesto sauce, a classic Italian condiment?

  3. Which type of bread, often served with curry dishes, is a staple in Indian cuisine and is known for its fluffy, layered texture?

  4. In Mexican cuisine, what are tacos al pastor typically made with?

  5. What type of fish is the primary ingredient in traditional Japanese sushi and sashimi?

  6. What sweet ingredient is made by bees from nectar and used as a natural sweetener in various foods and drinks?

  7. What is the mediterranean herb Cilander known as in Great Britain?

  8. What dairy product, often fermented, is used as the base for yogurt and cheese?

  9. What type of rice is commonly used in dishes like paella and risotto due to its ability to absorb liquids and flavors effectively?

  10. What is the primary fruit used in the traditional French dessert tarte Tatin?