2/2/2016 – Fish


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.

A very merry Groundhog Day to you, but today, we cover fish. Enjoy!

1. Name the dish pictured here. Originating from the city of Marseille, this dish traditionally employs scorpionfish, European conger, or sea robin.

Question 1

2. Featuring a distinct butterfly split, kippers are smoked versions of which fish?

Question 2

3. Especially seen in New England, what name is given to young cod or haddock less than 2.5 pounds and is eaten after the fish is split and boned?

4. Madison, Minnesota has named itself the “capital of the world” of what dish, a Norwegian dish made from cod, cured in lye, and then boiled, and then served with white sauce and a lefse pancake? The dish is often represented as either very flaky or almost in a gelatin state.

5. Stargazy pie, a horrifying looking dish made with eggs, potatoes, and baked sardines (or pilchards), is a dish associated with with which English city?

DA47KX Stargazy pie West Country fish dish Cornwall UK
Question 5

Learned League precedent (LL62, MD8) – Although it can vary depending on location, by tradition authentic caviar is roe from specific Black Sea or Caspian Sea species of what type of fish?

Tomorrow: Our fifth World Wednesday takes us to the United Kingdom, but we focus less on the actual dishes, but more how they name food.


1. Bouillabaisse
2. Herring
3. Scrod
4. Lutefisk
5. Cornwall
LL. Sturgeon

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