5/12/2016 – Strawberries


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 head back to the produce stand and we enjoy some seeds on the outside as we pick some strawberry questions. Enjoy!

1. Name the French dessert seen here, made with genoise and cream. Its name comes from the French for “strawberry”, and depending on whether you include an “i”, you get the first name of a famous TV doctor.

Question 1

2. Give the occupation of the Russian namesake of the dessert seen here.

Question 2

3. The man in this photo is enjoying a bowl of strawberries and cream, which means he’s probably in attendance at what annual event?

Question 3

4. The inverse-looking fruit seen here is a cultivar of strawberry, which tastes like which other fruit? Its name reflects that fact.

Question 4

5. Also called an “ice-box cake”, what strawberry dessert seen here often encased in a wall of ladyfingers, is said to have taken its name from the wife of George III?

Question 5

Learned League precedent (LL40, MD14) – The style of ice cream, in which chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry are in the same container, side-by-side, with no packaging in between, is named for what city, the location of its likely origin?

Tomorrow: An army marches on its stomach, so get in line, soldier!


1. Fraisier
2. Ballerina (this is a Pavlova, named after Anna Pavlova)
3. Wimbledon
4. Pineapple (the fruit is pineberries)
5. Charlotte
LL. Naples

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