3/9/2016 – World Wednesday – Brazilian

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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.

On this World Wednesday, we head to South America for the first time and check out Brazil! When you want to get more questions, just turn your card over, and we’ll have a waiter come bring you some more questions.

Saúde!

1. Pretend it’s the mid-2000s and name the fruit seen here, mostly grown in northern Brazil.

Acai Berries anti oxident fruit loose on a white background ready to cut out.
Question 1

2. Sometimes known as the “Brazilian truffle”, name the delicacy seen here, a chocolate truffle made with condensed milk, and covered in chocolate sprinkles.

Brigadeiro a brazilian sweet
Question 2

3. Name the dish seen here, made with its signature black beans, as well as pork trimmings and sausage. Its name comes from the Portuguese for “beans”.

Q3Brazil
Question 3

4. The popular finger food seen here, made with guava paste and white cheese in sandwich form, is named after what pair of fictional characters?

Q4Brazil
Question 4

5. As we covered in the “Coffee” episode, coffee is a huge product in Brazil, and it serves the national beverage. Name the most popular distilled alcoholic beverage, made with sugarcane juice. The fact it is made fresh from sugarcane sets the difference apart from rum, which is made from molasses.

 

Tomorrow: More food trivia!

ANSWERS BELOW:

1. Acai berry
2. Brigadeiro
3. Feijoada
4. Romeu e Julieta
5. Cachaça

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