Italian Food and Drink 2 - Answers

Published: Thursday 24th October 2019A free quiz about all aspects of Italian cuisine.
  1. During which part of an Italian meal would you be served "Antipasti"? Starter or Appetiser.
  2. In which Venetian bar is the Bellini cocktail said to have be invented? Harry's bar.
  3. In Italy if you were served 'Pesce Martello', what would you be eating? Shark.
  4. Which Italian composer had a steak dish named in his honour? Rossini (Tournedos Rossini).
  5. Often stuffed with ricotta and spinach, what name is given to the cylindrical type of lasagna pasta? Cannelloni.
  6. Which foodstuff do you associate with the Italian region of Modena? Balsamic vinegar.
  7. A classic Pizza Margherita must contain which three ingredients? Tomatoes, mozzarella and basil.
  8. What do the Italians call their strong dark coffee served in small cups? Espresso.
  9. What type of foods are Ciabatta and Focaccia? (Italian) Breads.
  10. Arborio rice is used in the preparation of which Italian dish? Risotto.
  11. What is the name of the Italian ice-cream made without eggs? Gelato.
  12. What does 'Al dente' mean with reference to cooking pasta? Feels firm to the bite.
  13. What gives "Pasta Verde" it's green colour? Spinach.
  14. Often used in Italian cuisine, what is passata? Strained tomatoes.
  15. Which four ingredients make up a traditional Roman carbonara sauce? Guanciale(cured pork), eggs, pecorino cheese and black pepper.
  16. In Italian cuisine, conchiglie is pasta shaped like what? Seashells.
  17. Which dessert is also known as 'Tuscan Trifle'? Tiramisu.
  18. Which animal's milk is traditionally used to make Mozzarella cheese? Buffalo.
  19. Which region of Italy is called "Italy's food basket"? Emilia-Romagna.
  20. Often used in Italian cuisine, what is Polenta? Boiled cornmeal.

Loading Comments...