Christmas Food & Drink 3 - Answers

Published: Monday 5th December 2016
  1. Shaped to resemble the baby Jesus, what is the name of the Belgium sweet bread served for Christmas breakfast? Cougnou
  2. Which German city holds an annual stollen festival? Dresden
  3. What is the edible fruit of the tree "Castanea saliva"? Chestnuts
  4. How are "Cherries Jubilee" cooked? Flambeed.
  5. In which Scandinavian country would you eat ginger-snap cookies called "Pepparkakor"at Christmas ? Sweden
  6. Who served a flaming Christmas Pudding in "A Christmas Carol"? Mrs Crachitt.
  7. What is a German "Christollen"? Fruitcake
  8. In Northern England what is Christmas cake often eaten with? Cheese (Lancashire or Cheshire).
  9. In which country would you be served twelve meatless dishes on Dec 24th? Poland
  10. In which country are "Oliebollen", deep fried dumplings served around Christmas? Holland
  11. In a traditional mince pie, which ingredient would make it unsuitable for vegetarians? Suet
  12. A sprig of which plant often decorates a Christmas pudding? Holly.
  13. What is wrapped in bacon in a British "Pig in blanket"? Sausage
  14. Mince pies were originally oval-shaped, what was this supposed to represent? A manger
  15. Which alcoholic drink is usually added to the base of the Christmas trifle? Sherry
  16. What is Christmas "Lebkuchen"? Gingerbread biscuit
  17. What would you generally find under the icing of a Christmas cake? Marzipan
  18. Which cheese often eaten at Christmas is known as the King of English cheeses? Stilton
  19. In the 17th century Christmas Cake was made to be eaten on what day? Twelth Night
  20. What is the name of the Spanish bread usually containing a small trinket often served at Epiphany? King cake

2 Comments

  1. Sandra says:

    Oh Ken ! Ref Q8 Wensleydale cheese is mainly eaten here in Gods own county Yorkshire with Christmas cake.do try it it’s delicious.
    Thanks for all your hard work with the quizzes, I run a quiz at our local for the Yorkshire air ambulance and often delve into your site for inspiration.
    Happy Christmas

  2. susan smith says:

    Please its Wensleydale cheese eaten with christmas cake, don’t upset us Yorkshire folk

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