Cuisine questions This is a list of recently added questions about cuisine. Play cuisine quiz and see all the questions. What is a Curaçao liqueur flavored with?Orange peel. Curaçao is made of dried peel of Laraha (Citrus aurantium currassuviencis), a citrus too bitter to be edible. The beverage and the plant come from Dutch Curaçao island by the coasts of Venezuela. Feral Laraha evolved from domesticated Seville orange brought to the island by Spanish settlers. Its peel is also used in medicine to treat stomach.Created by: smyruvery hard 33% raspberryraspberry41orange peelorange peel580key lime and herbskey lime and herbs708almondsalmonds382drinks riddles » Which substance is the most bitter?Denatonium benzoate. Denatonium, usually available as denatonium benzoate and as denatonium saccharide, is the most bitter chemical compound known, with bitterness thresholds of 0.05 ppm for the benzoate and 0.01 ppm for the saccharide.Created by: Bartoszhard 42% salicinsalicin320absintheabsinthe867denatonium benzoatedenatonium benzoate1218benzoic acidbenzoic acid474chemistry riddles » Which fish has meat with ammonia smell?Sharks are very primitive and they lack a urinary system. Instead sharks carry urea in their blood and excrete it through their flesh by osmosis. After a shark dies, its urea turns to ammonia, which can permeate the flesh.Created by: Debbie Foxhard 55% tunatuna1968catfishcatfish1434eeleel2692sharkshark7601fish riddles » Where is emmentaler from?Switzerland. Emmentaler originated in the area around Emmental, a region by the Emme river in Switzerland, forming part of the canton of Bern. The cheese has characteristic large holes. Historically, the holes were a sign of imperfection (the cheese was 'lacking substance' inside), and until modern times, cheese makers would try to avoid themCreated by: globalquiz.orghard 44% BelgiumBelgium676SwitzerlandSwitzerland3396NetherlandsNetherlands3285GermanyGermany313Switzerland riddles » What kind of pasta is that?Penne. The name comes from the shape: penne is the plural form of the Italian penna, deriving from Latin penna (meaning "quill"), and is a cognate of the English word pen.Created by: Hitter smashervery easy 81% tagliatelletagliatelle1331spaghettispaghetti211gnocchignocchi580pennepenne9359food riddles » What kind of pasta is that?Farfalle. Commonly known as "bow-tie pasta", the name is derived from the Italian word farfalla (butterfly)Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 66% tagliatelletagliatelle1434farfallefarfalle5960cannellonicannelloni868fusillifusilli685Italy riddles » Which part of the plant are capers?Flower buds. The salted and pickled caper bud is often used in Mediterranean cuisine. Less often, the mature fruit of the caper shrub are also used, marketed as caper berries.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 57% seedsseeds2150berriesberries1339flower budsflower buds7024bulbsbulbs1791flowers riddles » Which European country is famed for chocolate and pralines?Belgium's association with chocolate goes back as far as 1635 when the country was under Spanish occupation. During the early 20th century, the country was able to import cocoa from its colony, the Belgian Congo. Many aspects of chocolate composition are regulated by law. In particular, vegetable-base fats are not used.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery easy 83% the Netherlandsthe Netherlands1620BelgiumBelgium13100PortugalPortugal371ItalyItaly522sweets riddles » What kind of material is this cooktop made of?Glass-ceramic materials share many properties with both non-crystalline glass and crystalline ceramics. The negative thermal expansion of the crystalline ceramic phase can be balanced with the positive expansion of the glassy phase. At a certain point (~70% crystalline) the glass-ceramic has a net expansion near zero and can sustain repeated and quick temperature changes up to 1000 °C.Created by: Bob Stanleyaverage 61% glassglass1407ceramicceramic4510metalmetal532glass-ceramicglass-ceramic10387glass riddles » Which cooking fat has the lowest smoking point?Butter. The smoking point of butter is 150 °C (302 °F). It is 190 °C (374 °F) for lard, 191-238°C (375-460°F) for olive oil and 227°C (440°F) for sunflower oil. Created by: Hitter smasherhard 47% sunflower oilsunflower oil1586olive oilolive oil3069lardlard2726butterbutter6719chemistry riddles » Play cuisine quiz and see all the questions.