Door 17: Festive food quiz

Do you know your Bibingka from your Yebeg wot?


For today’s advent door we are back with ansbolute classic, a good old festive food quiz! Choose the food and country correctly on the questions below to see how much of a festive foodie you are!

  1. 1 Guess the food and the country

    1. Buche de Noel (France)
    2. Yebeg wot (Ethiopia)
    3. Shuba (Russia)
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Buche de Noel (France)

    Buche de Noel is a flourless chocolate cake normally filled with chocolate cream and rolled and covered in chocolate icing. It is also known as a 'Yule log'. This dessert eaten near Christmas originated in France during the 19th century.

  2. 2 Guess the food and the country

    1. Yebeg wot (Ethiopia)
    2. Shuba (Russia)
    3. Bibingka (Philippines)
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Shuba (Russia)

    This savoury dish is made with pickled herring, hard boiled eggs, mayonnaise, and grated root vegetables. It is traditionally served on the 7th of January.

  3. 3 Guess the food and the country

    1. Yebeg wot (Ethiopia)
    2. Bibingka (Philippines)
    3. Butter tarts (Canada)
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Yebeg wot (Ethiopia)

    This Ethiopian lamb stew is served during the holiday season, often with injera – a popular flatbread

  4. 4 Guess the food and the country

    1. Hangikjöt (Iceland)
    2. Butter tarts (Canada)
    3. Bibingka (Philippines)
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Bibingka (Philippines)

    Bibingka is made with Rice flour, coconut milk, sugar, water, and cooked in banana leaves. Bibingka is served for breakfast or after Simbang Gabi – a nine-day series of Filipino Catholic masses leading up to Christmas.

  5. 5 Guess the food and the country

    1. Hangikjöt (Iceland)
    2. Butter tarts (Canada)
    3. Bahn chung (Vietnam)
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Butter tarts (Canada)

    In Canada, this delicious pastry is popular during Thanksgiving and Christmas. Butter tarts are made with butter, sugar, maple syrup, eggs and sometimes walnuts or raisins are added

  6. 6 Guess the food and the country

    1. Hangikjöt (Iceland)
    2. Pavlova (New Zealand)
    3. Bahn chung (Vietnam)
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Hangikjöt (Iceland)

    Hangikjöt or hung meat has long been a popular traditional holiday dish in Iceland. It is most commonly served with green beans, potatoes with bechamel sauce and a side of pickled red cabbage

  7. 7 Guess the food and the country

    1. Eggnog (USA)
    2. Pavlova (New Zealand)
    3. Bahn chung (Vietnam)
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Bahn chung (Vietnam)

    Bahn chung Is a popular dish eaten in Vietnam during Tết (Vietnamese New Year). It is made with sticky rice, pork, mung beans, green onions, fish sauce and spices.

  8. 8 Guess the food and the country

    1. Lebkuchen (Germany)
    2. Eggnog (USA)
    3. Pavlova (New Zealand)
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Pavlova (New Zealand)

    Pavlova is a popular meringue-based dessert served at Christmas in New Zealand normally with Kiwi fruit and strawberries, but sometimes with other berries too. It is named after the ballerina Anna Pavlova following her visit to Australia and New Zealand In the 1920s.

  9. 9 Guess the food and the country

    1. Eggnog (USA)
    2. Lebkuchen (Germany)
    3. Buche de Noel (France)
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Eggnog (USA)

    In the United States, eggnog is normally consumed as part of Christmas celebrations. Drunk cold, it is made with milk cream sugar whipped egg whites and sometimes egg yolks. Cinnamon and nutmeg are commonly added. Some sneaky household may add brandy rum or whiskey.

  10. 10 Guess the food and the country

    1. Buche de Noel (France)
    2. Lebkuchen (Germany)
    3. Yebeg wot (Ethiopia)
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Lebkuchen (Germany)

    Possibly saving the best for last, lebkuchen is German honey sweetened gingerbread. At Christmas, you can find hearts filled with jam or unfilled stars and circles covered in icing or chocolate. Fancy variations may incorporate almonds or sugar on top.

Door 17: Festive food quiz

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    Comfort Zoner

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    You know what foods you are willing to try, but why not get out of your ocmfort zone and try something else?

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    Festive Forager

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    You have been on a fair few festive holidays as a kid, but perhaps you need to get back to that habit a bit more?

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    Cultured Palette

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    The biggest family holiday period for you is definitely the festive season. You spend your long awaited December holidays all over the world! 

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