Thursday, November 4, 2010

Gastro Pub Quiz

Everyone loves a pub quiz, especially combined with a bunch of friends, food and drink. I found this one in a "foodie" magazine....see how well you know your food trivia! (Answers at the end)

1. Whose first banquet featured roast beef, roast chicken, pork chops, lamb chops, sausages, bacon, steak, boiled potatoes, roast potatoes, chips, Yorkshire pudding, peas, carrots, gravy, ketchup and mint humbugs?

2.A classic Martini is garnished with an olive. What's the recognized garnish for a a Gibson? (Mr. Rick knows this one!)

3. The name of which dish is derived from the Tamil word for "sauce"?

4. According to a book of children's literature, whose intake in one day included chocolate cake, ice cream, a pickle, Swiss cheese, salami, a lollipop, cherry pie, a sausage, a cupcake and a slice of watermelon?

5. Which on one of the following was the first of Heinz's 57 varieties?
a) tomato soup b) ketchup c) prepared horseradish

6. Coriander leaves and stems are used for cooking, but to which vegetable is coriander closely related?

7. What is added to Guinness to make a Purple Velvet?

8. What grows on the outside of nutmeg?

9. What is the principle ingredient in mock turtle soup?

10. Tempura, the method of deep-frying in a light and airy batter, originated in which country?

11. Baked beans are a firm favorite in the UK - but what type of beans will you find inside the tin (can)?

12. If you asked for your steak to be cooked "Englisch" in a German restaurant, how should it be cooked?

Bonus question!
Whose last meal included a choice of: oysters, consomme Olga, fillet mignon Lili, saute of chicken Lyonnaise, lamb with mint sauce, roast duckling with apple sauce, sirloin of beef, chateau potatoes, punch romaine, roast squab and cress, Waldorf pudding, peaches in Chartreuse, jelly and eclairs?

1. Harry Potter
2. cocktail onion
3. Curry
4. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
5. horseradish, marketed in 1869
6. carrot
7. Port
8. Mace
9. a calf's head
10. Portugal
11. haricot
12. rare
Bonus - First Class passengers on the Titanic

How did you do on your first Pub Quiz?


Kelly Thomas said...

i am sad to say not very well! although i am happy to say i knew it was alice in wonderland i just didn't know which character!!! Love the wonderful pictures! I HAVE to go to the Churchill Arms! Beautiful.

Sandi @the WhistleStop Cafe said...

Are we planning to play this game in Auburn over thanksgiving? I'd better start studying wikepedia.

A Tale of Two Cities said...

Oh, you have certainly educated me! We may have to try the pub quiz nights with Cristen and Jason's friends who go to the Cooper Arms every Tuesday night for the competition. I'm afraid of being embarrassed terribly though with all those young, fresh minds!