Christmas Food & Drink 1 - Answers

Published: Thursday 25th December 2014
  1. What alcoholic sauce is usually served with Christmas pudding ? Brandy Sauce.
  2. Often served at Christmas, what name is given to chipolatas wrapped in bacon ? Pigs in blankets.
  3. Meaning literally Christ's Bread, from which European country does Christopsomo originate ? Greece.
  4. What is the alcoholic ingredient in a Snowball cocktail ? Advocaat.
  5. Where would you be if your Christmas dinner consisted of rice and peas, chicken, oxtail and goat curry ? Jamaica.
  6. Who created a Christmas pudding for Waitrose in 2010 with a whole orange inside ? Heston Blumenthal.
  7. With turkey being practically unknown in which Asian country has KFC become the Christmas treat ? Japan.
  8. From which vegetable is a snowman's nose usually made from ? A Carrot.
  9. The French call it "Buche de Noel", by what name do we know this Christmas dessert ? A Yule log.
  10. Which fish is popular as a Christmas dish in Eastern Europe ? Carp.
  11. What in Germany is Lebkuchen, which is traditionally served in the Christmas season ? A Christmas biscuit similar to gingerbread.
  12. What spice is usually used to flavour egg-nog ? Cinnamon.
  13. What shape is the Belgium sweet bread COUGNON said to represent ? The Baby Jesus.
  14. What should be eaten on each of the twelve days of Christmas to bring good luck ? A Mince Pie.
  15. Of what is a Norfolk Black a variety ? A Turkey.
  16. Traditionally what is hidden inside a rice pudding at Christmas in Sweden ? An Almond.
  17. In which area of France would the Christmas meal be finished with Thirteen desserts to represent Jesus and the 12 disciples ? Provence.
  18. A favourite for Christmas dinner, by what name do we know the vegetable Brassica oleracea ? Brussels Sprouts.
  19. What would you expect to find in the centre of a STOLLEN ? Marzipan.
  20. What in the UK was traditionally mixed into the Christmas Pudding to bring good luck to the recipient ? A Coin.

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