8/23/2016 – Lettuce and Cabbage


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.

Last week, we had both McDonald’s and beer, so we may need something a little better for us today. Here are some assorted questions about both lettuce and cabbage. Enjoy!

1. Name the English potato-and-cabbage dish seen here, whose name comes from the two sounds the cabbage makes during the cooking process.

Question 1

2. Which vitamin, represented by a single letter, is necessary for proper blood coagulation, and is found in foods like spinach and kale?

3. Romaine lettuce, the standard lettuce used in a Caesar salad, also goes by what three letter name?

Question 3

4. Name the sandwich seen here, made with bacon, lettuce, tomato, sliced chicken/turkey, mayo, and three slices of toast.

Question 4

5. Gołąbki, a cabbage roll made from soft-boiled cabbage wrapped around pork/beef, onions, and rice, and then served in a tomato sauce, is a important dish for which European country?

Question 5

6. “Chinese cabbage” is the loose term for what two-word cabbage variety, which is often used in many stir-fry recipes?

Question 6

Tomorrow: Now that the Rio Games are over, we should set our focus to Japan.


1. Bubble and squeak
2. Vitamin K
3. Cos
4. Club sandwich
5. Poland
6. Bok choy

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