1/25/2016 – Milk


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, we start out with an essential part of a balanced breakfast, milk. Today’s questions focus more on the drink and its immediately derived drinks, as opposed to the thousands of cheeses and dishes that include milk. Enjoy!

1. The “percent” associated with purchased milk is the measure of how much butterfat by weight makes up a volume of milk. 1% milk has one gram of butterfat per 100 grams of milk. To the nearest quarter percent, what percent is whole milk, according to the USDA?

2. Similar to the syllabub dessert, what British spiced hot drink consists of milk curdled with wine or beer? Pictured below is a lemon variety of the drink.

Question 2

3. Evaporated milk is the process of removing 60% of the water from homogenized milk, making it shelf-stable. Condensed milk is the process of removing water content from milk and then performing what additional action?

4. Sharing its name with a four player card game, what food shares its name with the dish that is milk which has soured to a point where it is thick and curded, but not separated? The French dish crème fraîche is a cream-based dish similar to this American dish.

Question 4

5. Carnation, Coffee-Mate, and Nesquick are all dairy products of which company, the largest dairy company in the world?

Learned League precedent (LL65, MD5) – Kumis, leben, kefir, chal, and shubat are all regional culinary items made from what?

Tomorrow: We get a healthy dose of Vitamin C with five questions about citrus fruits!


1. 3.25%
2. Posset
3. Adding sugar
4. Clabber
5. Nestle
LL. Milk, duh

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