Thanks to Tandy from Lavender and Lime, View from the Side, Colonialist and Angeliqueca from Pretty little thing, waiting for the King, in the jungle Room for doing this quiz! Please read their answers for some GREAT information!
1. What does pomegranate mean?
A – Apple of many seeds.
2. Where is Torta Pasqualina traditionally served on Easter Friday?
A – Italy.
3. Where is Mazurek cake traditionally served over Easter?
A – Poland
4. What are the main ingredients of mayiritsa, a Greek Easter soup?
A – Lamb liver and itestines, eggs and lettuce.
5. What is the main ingredient of a Pilaf?
A – Rice.
6. What are quenellas?
A – Quenellas are meatballs prepared with cooked meat, chicken or fish, minced and formed into dumplings and then poached.
7. What is traditionalle served on top of “steak tartare”?
A – A raw egg.
8. What is the difference between a bouchée and a vol-au-vent?
A –A Vol au Vent is a pastry case made from puff pastry. The centre is hollow to accommodate a filling. The French name translates to “fly with the wind”. Vol au vents can be any size or shape (although round is the best known) and are traditionally filled with a savoury cream sauce-based mixture, to which other ingredients are added such as chicken, fish, meat or vegetables. They can also have sweet fillings and non dairy based savoury fillings. The name Bouchées is given to the very small versions of vol au vent which are served as canapés with cocktails or at parties. Bouchées are small enough to be eaten in one or two bites, so are generally no larger than 5cm in diameter.
9. When is a Babka is traditionally served?
A – Easter Sunday.
10. What is “kokkina avga”?
A – Red Easter eggs.