3/5/18 – Toast

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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 had a F/D question recently, so let’s go to the tape:

LearnedLeague precedent (LL76, MD6) – “Lost bread” is the literal translation of pain perdu, which is best known in English as what?

Well, there is egg on my face, and apparently not egg on my toast. Here is a snapshot from the France World Wednesday from September 2016:

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French World Wednesday

Now, to be fair, this post was not written by me. This entry was written by Sarah Toporoff, a Gaul gal herself, who is the Parisian quiz host behind the highly-recommended newsletter Paris Quiz Mistress, which can be found [HERE].

Ugh. I didn’t remember. In fact, I wasn’t actually sure it was food. I thought it might have been something like “buyer’s beware”. But, I did end up putting croutons, which is somehow a fair guess. But, I go 1 for 2 this season. I’m sorry Sarah.

As a whole, there isn’t a lot to ask about French toast. However, there’s plenty of kinds of toast. Today’s post is all about cooked bread. Enjoy!

1. What two fruits are found on a Toast Hawaii, a ham and cheese sandwich without the top bread piece? The food itself was actually created in Germany in the 1950s.

2. Name the man who created the toast dish seen here, and name the occupation of the woman the dish is name for.

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Question 2

3. Name the toast seen here, with Prussian origins whose name means “twice baked”. It’ll probably appear the very end of your local food dictionary.

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Question 3

4. The loaf of bread seen here is toast from what geographic area?

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Question 4

5. Although it probably doesn’t come from that place, the toast and cheese seen here is named for what geographic area?

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Question 5

6. And finally, French toast trivia. What word has been edited out of this photo?

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Question 6

ANSWERS BELOW:

1. Pineapple, maraschino cherry
2. Auguste Escoffier, opera singer (Nellie Melba)
3. Zwieback
4. Texas toast
5. Wales (Welsh rarebit)
6. Crunch

 

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