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  1. Gunpowder, Lapsang Souchong and Orange Pekoe are all types of what?
  2. Which coctail, which shares it's name with a fashion magazine, contains Vodka, Cointreau, cranberry juice and lime juice?
  3. What forms the eyes (or holes) in Swiss Cheese?
  4. What is the English name of what the French call "Creme L'Anglaise"?
  5. What was the name of Rick Stein's Jack Russell terrier who often accompanied him on his culinary adventures?
  6. If you were to order 'pied de cochon' in a French restaurant, what would you expect to be eating?
  7. What does the HP in 'HP Sauce' stand for?
  8. What fruit is used to produce Grenadine?
  9. What is the main ingredient of a tarka dal?
  10. From which country does 'Jarlsberg' cheese originate?
  11. In the children's tv series 'The Herbs' what kind of creature was 'Parsley'?
  12. Elsanta, Sonata and Eve's Delight are all varieties of which fruit?
  13. What classic long drink is traditionally accompanied with sliced fruit, cucumber and mint (or borage)?
  14. What salad did a very rude customer demand from the kitchen of Fawlty Towers?
  15. The coffee drink, Mocha, is named after a city in which country?
  16. What is the name of the current buscuit named after an 18th century Italian leader?
  17. How many bottles of Champagne are there in a Methuselah?
  18. Along with leeks and breadcrumbs, what is the main ingredient of Glamorgan Sausages?
  19. What type of fish are Arbroath Smokies?
  20. In France, what J is a garnish of matchstick-thin strips of vegetables?
  21. What is the pate made from fatted goose or duck liver?
  22. What is the name of the Italian dessert made from coffee-soaked biscuits layered with mascarpone?
  23. Named after a town in north-east India, what delicate high-quality tea is known as the ‘Champagne of Teas’?
  24. Which Greek dip is made from yoghurt, cucumber, garlic and mint?
  25. What kind of food is ‘Stinking Bishop’?
  26. Said to be the favourite drink of Bonnie Prince Charlie, which Scottish liqueur is named after the Gaelic for ‘Satisfying Drink’?
  27. What name is given to Italian dumplings made from potato, semolina or flour and classically served with a cheese sauce?
  28. Everyone is familiar with the famous story of the ‘Mutiny on the Bounty’, but what food did the ‘The Bounty’ sail to Tahiti in search of?
  29. What is the main ingredient in houmous?
  30. What is the main ingredient of tapenade?
  31. What type of sauce is ‘Nam Pla’?
  32. Which country brews Victoria Bitter?
  33. What spice is worth more than its weight in gold?
  34. In the UK, by what name is the American food zucchini better known?
  35. If a dish was described as being Parmentier what would be its main ingredient?
  36. In a cafe, what is a Sally Lunn?
  37. Which meringue filled with fruit and cream is named in honour of a famous ballerina?
  38. What is the name of a famous tea infused with bergamot oil?
  39. What alcohol is the main ingredient of a Tom Collins cocktail?
  40. If you ordered a Chateaubriand, what meat would you be eating?
  41. The loganberry is a hybrid of which two berries?
  42. A greengage is a small, green version of which fruit?
  43. What is Bombay Duck?
  44. What food is measured on the Scoville scale?
  45. Phish food, Chunky Monkey and Cherry Garcia are all types of what dessert?
  46. The famous dessert Baklava is from which country?
  47. What drink did Hannibal Lecter want to enjoy with his Fava Beans?
  48. In France, what type of shop is a Boulangerie?
  49. What type of food is a Port Salut?
  50. According to it's advetisements, which drink was "reassuringly expensive"?
  51. What type of fruit is a McIntosh?
  52. Which women's name is shared with a type of pizza with a cheese and tomato topping?
  53. Which bread manufacturer takes it's name from a shortened Latin phrase meaning 'Strength Of Man'?
  54. Tabasco sauce takes it's name from a state in which country?
  55. Which spicy foodstuff has a name that derives from 'wine' and 'garlic'?
  56. What creature is featured on the logo on a bottle of Bacardi?

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