Cheese Quiz Questions and Answers

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Cheese Quiz Questions

  1. Which country does “Paneer” come from?
    (a) Italy (b) Egypt (c) India
  2. What is traditionally dipped in a fondue?
    (a) Bread (b) Meatballs (c) Apple
  3. Dragon's Breath Blue is?
    (a) A cow's milk cheese of Yunnan, China coated in blue die. It is traditionally made by the Bai people who call it ‘yenx seinp’ which roughly translates as dragon’s breath. (b) The name of the only two Michelin rosette restaurant in Hong Kong. (c) Made from heat treated milk, it is a soft, blue cheese encased in a small outer layer of black wax, made in the USA.
  4. In French, the word “pie chart” is a cheese name. Which one is it?
    (a) Brie (b) Camembert (c) Picodon
  5. This cheese is known for its ability to retain its shape when cooked
    (a) Brie (b) Mozzarella (c) Halloumi
  6. During the Roman Empire large Roman houses had separate kitchens for manufacturing cheese only, what were they called
    (a) Careale (b) Triclinium (c) Fauces
  7. What is the interior of a Cheese round called?
    (a) The paste (b) The core (c) The belly
  8. Dolcelatte literally translated name means?
    (a) Sweet milk (b) Soft blue (c) The town of the same name in Lombardy
  9. Which English cheese is known as the King of Cheeses?
    (a) Cheddar (b) Stilton (c) Red Leicester
  10. A cheese used in numerous Italian desserts whose name literally means 'recooked'.
    (a) Ricotta (b) Reggiano (c) Asiago

Answers

  1. (c) India
  2. (a) Bread
  3. (c) Made from heat treated milk, it is a soft, blue cheese encased in a small outer layer of black wax, made in the USA.
  4. (b) Camembert
  5. (c) Halloumi
  6. (a) careale
  7. (a) The paste
  8. (a) Sweet milk
  9. (b) Stilton - Stilton, a mellow blue cheese that also has a 'white' version
  10. (a) Ricotta

 

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