The first ever big fat FoodTribe foodie quiz

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We're going BIG with this one. Time to test your food knowledge with 40 fun questions about everything from apples to omelettes. May the knowledge you learn from this quiz help you win pub quizzes forever...

What is the main flavour of aioli?

  • Chilli
  • Garlic
  • Basil
  • Onion

What type of fish is used in an Omelette Arnold Bennett?

  • Smoked haddock
  • Smoked cod
  • Smoked mackerel
  • Smoked eel

Which country has the highest usage per person of olive oil?

  • Greece
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom

What three main ingredients are added to mayonnaise to make a Waldorf salad?

  • Apple, celery and walnuts
  • Apple, cucumber and peanuts
  • Apple, celery and peas
  • Apple, cheese and pickles

Which part of a turmeric plant is dried and used in Indian cooking?

  • The root
  • The flower
  • The leaves
  • The bark

What type of fruit is a banana?

  • Berry
  • Drupe
  • Citrus
  • Legume

What are Nonnetit Bastard, King of Tompkins Country and Esopus Spitzenburg varieties of?

  • Apple
  • Cheese
  • Pear
  • Beer

What are Pavé d’Auge, La Cervelle de Canut, Le Vieux Puant and Cacouyard types of?

  • French cheeses
  • French pastries
  • French meats
  • French pies

Which sauce is named after a river and state in Mexico?

  • Tabasco
  • Frank's RedHot
  • Sriracha
  • Pure Habanero

Which are larger: winkles or whelks?

  • Winkles
  • Whelks
  • They're the same size
  • What are winkles and whelks?

Traditionally, which fish is caviar obtained from?

  • Sturgeon
  • Sun fish
  • Lion fish
  • Beluga

What are 'Ladies Fingers' better known as?

  • Okra
  • Courgette
  • Green beans
  • Kohlrabi

On average, how many seeds does a strawberry have?

  • 100
  • 200
  • 300
  • 400

What was the first vegetable to be grown in space?

  • Potatoes
  • Carrots
  • Lettuce
  • Onions

What's the smelliest fruit in the world?

  • Durian
  • Dragonfruit
  • Jackfruit
  • Pomelo

What foodstuff did the Aztecs use as currency?

  • Honey
  • Chocolate
  • Mead
  • Potatoes

Which food would still be good to eat after thousands of years?

  • Honey
  • Chocolate
  • Milk
  • Wine

What colour were carrots originally?

  • Orange
  • Purple
  • Yellow
  • Blue

What's the most stolen food or drink in the world?

  • Meat
  • Cheese
  • Chocolate
  • Alcohol

What's the world's most expensive spice (by weight)?

  • Saffron
  • Nutmeg
  • Cumin
  • Cinnamon

What berry forms the basis of Cumberland sauce?

  • Redcurrant
  • Raspberry
  • Gooseberry
  • Elderberry

What is the fruit granadilla more commonly known as?

  • Passion fruit
  • Pomegranate
  • Papaya
  • Mango

What type of bread takes its name from the Italian word for slipper?

  • Ciabatta
  • Focaccia
  • Panettone
  • Friselle

Emmental cheese comes from which country?

  • France
  • Germany
  • Switzerland
  • Austria

What flavouring gives Earl Grey tea its distinctive taste?

  • Bergamot
  • Lemon
  • Jasmine
  • Mint

Solanum lycopersicum is the Latin name for which food?

  • Tomato
  • Bread
  • Onion
  • Oil

How many gallons are in a firkin of beer?

  • 5
  • 7
  • 9
  • 11

What fruit is a cross between grapefruit, tangerine and orange?

  • Tangelo
  • Mandarin
  • Ugli
  • Kumquat

If an American chef broiled something, what would a British chef do with it?

  • Boil it
  • Scramble it
  • Grill it
  • Roast it

What type of fish is a kipper?

  • Herring
  • Haddock
  • Salmon
  • Mackerel

Bacon is wrapped around what to make the dish 'Devils on Horseback'?

  • Prunes
  • Chipolatas
  • Shrimp
  • Chicken breast

What is the main ingredient in the Russian soup borscht?

  • Potato
  • Carrot
  • Lentils
  • Beetroot

What type of cuisine is the vegetable dish kimchi?

  • Thai
  • Vietnamese
  • Korean
  • Japanese

What spirit is the main ingredient of a screwdriver cocktail?

  • Vodka
  • Gin
  • Rum
  • Tequila

Cullen skink is a traditional soup from what country?

  • Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Wales
  • England

What's this type of pasta called?

  • Farfalle
  • Orzo
  • Conchiglie
  • Orecchiette

What type of flower does a vanilla pod come from?

  • Orchid
  • Hibiscus
  • Amaryllis
  • Passion flower

Which of these is not a type of mushroom?

  • King oyster
  • Chicken of the woods
  • Tiger's tail
  • Lion's mane

What is a spoot?

  • A potato
  • A clam
  • A soup
  • A bowl

On what vegetable did an ancient Egyptian place his right hand when swearing an oath?

  • Onion
  • Sweetcorn
  • Pepper
  • Turnip

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