12/28/2016 – Jelly

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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.

With less than a week left in Year One of 5CT, we are still a couple of letters short in a full Archive Index. With only J and V left to go, today’s edition takes care of one of those letters. Enjoy!

1. Name the polysaccharide found in the cell walls of plants that is used as the main ingredient for jellies to gel. Some fruits are high in this substance like apricots and raspberries, while fruits like peaches and blueberries are low in it.

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Question 1

2. Krafne, Bomboloni, Pfannkuchen, Bismarck, and Pączki are all various international varieties of what product?

3. Mind the gap. What is this English sauce, made with red currant jelly, lemon and orange juice, and port wine, often served with ham and venison?

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Question 3

4. In Middle Eastern cuisine, dishes which involve lamb are often served with a jelly with what ingredient?

5. What brand name is the PB&J product seen here known as for the Smucker’s company?

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Question 5

ANSWERS BELOW:

1. Pectin
2. Jelly doughnuts
3. Cumberland sauce
4. Mint
5. Uncrustable(s)

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