Welcome to Five Course Trivia! Five days a week, we’ll post five questions about something from the culinary world, from soup to nuts and all dishes in between.
Today is World Wednesday, and we’ll be enjoying the fine and meaty cuisines of Germany! So grab a cold bier and let’s get the fest on.
1. What is the English name of the dessert Schwarzwalder Kirschtorte? It consists of several layers of chocolate sponge cake and is topped with maraschino cherries.
2. Meaning “one pot”, which describes how the dish is cooked, what basic German stew consists of broth, vegetables, potatoes, and sometimes sausage?
3. Turkish immigrants developed what dish, which is now a popular German street food? It’s comprised of thinly sliced meat, onions, lettuce, tomato, red cabbage, and covered in a hot sauce or yogurt sauce in a thick flatbread.
4. Essentially German cottage cheese, what dairy product pictured here is made by warming soured milk also shares its name with a science term?
5. No quiz on German food would be complete without Wiener Schnitzel. Although the specific meat changes depending on which nation you’re in, what meat is typically breaded and pan fried in German and Viennese Weiner Schnitzel?
Learned League precedent (LL65, MD15) – Similar in preparation to Salisbury steak, the method of cooking a steak by grinding the beef and shaping it into a flat round patty before grilling (or frying) is said to be a style associated with what European port city?
Tomorrow: It’s the confections of St. Christopher!
1. Black Forest
3. Doner kebab