Think Fast! July Foodie Trivia

July 12, 2019
Roasted carrot and red onion tart with goat’s cheese and a red wine vinegar glaze

Are you the smartest peanut in the packet? Challenge yourself (and your friends) to a friendly round of foodie trivia – the winner has to do the dishes. Good luck!


1 What is the Japanese name for the highly lethal puffer fish?
2 What is oenophobia? Trivia Tip: It’s the fear of something you can drink.
3 In which James Bond movie did Sean Connery say, “Red wine with fish. That should have told me something”?
4 What is burrata?
5 Who said: “If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.”
6 The original Guinness Brewery in Dublin, Ireland, was leased to Arthur Guinness in 1759 for how many years?
7 While in exile on the island of St Helena, Napoleon drank which coveted South African dessert wine?
8 What is the literal translation of linguine? Trivia Tip: It’s something in your mouth.
9 Which country is the world’s largest potato producer?
10 Who called olive oil “the great therapeutic”?
11 Which fruit belonging to the rose family used to be called “butter fruit” due to the soft and velvety texture of its flesh?
12 The origin of “vodka” comes from the Russian word “voda”, meaning…
13 The American term “broil” refers to which type of cooking method? Trivia Tip: You need an appliance to do this.
14 Which on-trend cocktail is made up of gin, Campari and Vermouth?

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