Pub quiz questions

  1. What is special about porcini mushrooms?
    They're dried
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  2. What did the ancient Mayans drink some 2,600 years ago that was turned into a solid treat during the 18th century?
    Chocolate
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  3. In which two Euopean countries is caraway often used to flavour bread and pastries?
    Austria and Germany

  4. What French word for 'hunter' gives its name to a sauce popularly served with steak?
    Chasseur
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  5. What name is given to the flesh of a mature sheep used as Food?
    Mutton (not lamb)
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  6. Does a raw apricot have equal, more or fewer calories than a fresh one?
    Fewer
    Food(1) Science(1)

  7. What type of tea is flavoured with oil from the bergamot orange?
    Earl Grey
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  8. What is the chief vegetable ingredient of coleslaw?
    Cabbage
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  9. What would a Valencian call the pan in which you make Paella?
    Paella
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    Paella is the Valencian for 'frying pan'

  10. Which day of the week is Shrove once a year?
    Tuesday
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