7/17/17 – Bananas 2

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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.

We start on this week revisiting the produce aisle as we ask about the curved yellow fruit. Enjoy!

1. Within 3%, what percent of the Daily Value does a standard 100-gram banana provide for your daily potassium value?

2. Name the county (no R) where Don Phillips opened the first frozen banana stand in the US in 1940.

3. Besides bananas, name the other ingredient featured in the name of this pie.

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Question 3

4. In terms of production, name any country in the top 10 that is found in Africa, which includes the #3 country (after India and China).

5. What traditional campfire treat, seen here, is made with a cut banana, marshmallow, and chocolate (so basically a banana smore), and wrapped in foil and placed on a fire?

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Question 5

6. Turon (thin banana slices in a spring roll), ginanggang (grilled skewered bananas), maruya (frittered bananas), and banana ketchup (what it sounds like) are dishes from what nation, the #4 banana production in the world?

ANSWERS BELOW:

 

1. 8% (yeah, it’s much lower than you think)
2. Orange County, CA
3. Toffee (this is a banoffee pie)
4. Uganda, #9 Cameroon, #10 Ghana
5. Banana boat
6. Philippines

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