The Quiz Of The Week

Here is the Tuesday quiz all set ready to go right now. Good luck to you all.

1. A Vodka and Cranberry goes by what name of cocktail? Yes there is a name given to this drink.

2. What is the name of the cocktail that has Tequila replacing the vodka in a Bloody Mary?

3. Bull’s Blood is the name given to a robust red wine made from the Kadarka , Kefrankos , and Medoc noir grape varieties. Legend has it warriors back in the day on their horses scared their opponents when splashing themselves with this red wine that was so red it was mistaken for blood which frightened the heck out of the invaders. In what country does this red wine come from?

4. What is the culinary term for the thymus gland found in the throat in calves , lambs and pigs?

5. When you order a tarte tatin what fruit filling will you be getting?

Answers later.

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4 comments

  1. Good Morning, Steve;Another challenging quiz:1. A Vodka and Cranberry goes by what name of cocktail? Yes there is a name given to this drink.A: I believe this is a "Cape Codder"2. What is the name of the cocktail that has Tequila replacing the vodka in a Bloody Mary?A: A "Bloody Maria"3. Bull's Blood is the name given to a robust red wine made from the Kadarka , Kefrankos , and Medoc noir grape varieties. Legend has it warriors back in the day on their horses scared their opponents when splashing themselves with this red wine that was so red it was mistaken for blood which frightened the heck out of the invaders. In what country does this red wine come from?A: Bull's Blood originated in Eger, Hungary4. What is the culinary term for the thymus gland found in the throat in calves , lambs and pigs?A: Sweetbread5. When you order a tarte tatin what fruit filling will you be getting?A: Tarte Tatin are tarts baked with pastry covering fruit, usually Apples, and then inverted for service so the fruit is on top.

  2. My mother loved Sweetbreads and I used to fix them for her every week.A Tarte Tatin has less to do with apples, and more to do with the method of preparation and presentation. Many fruits can be used.

  3. Bulletholes…true what you say about the tarte tatin as any fruit base can be used. Apple is pretty much the most popular though I would say. How is it going? Nice to hear from you.

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