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: smyruhard 40% raspberryraspberry51orange peelorange peel977key lime and herbskey lime and herbs897almondsalmonds505drinks 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 43% salicinsalicin363absintheabsinthe971denatonium benzoatedenatonium benzoate1429benzoic acidbenzoic acid527chemistry 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 56% tunatuna2025catfishcatfish1476eeleel2777sharkshark8024fish 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 45% BelgiumBelgium684SwitzerlandSwitzerland3596NetherlandsNetherlands3383GermanyGermany318Switzerland 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% tagliatelletagliatelle1376spaghettispaghetti214gnocchignocchi595pennepenne9762food 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% tagliatelletagliatelle1489farfallefarfalle6254cannellonicannelloni895fusillifusilli713Italy 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% seedsseeds2218berriesberries1376flower budsflower buds7337bulbsbulbs1863flowers 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 Netherlands1669BelgiumBelgium13571PortugalPortugal381ItalyItaly538sweets 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% glassglass1461ceramicceramic4633metalmetal547glass-ceramicglass-ceramic10787glass 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 oil1638olive oilolive oil3159lardlard2815butterbutter6997chemistry riddles » Play cuisine quiz and see all the questions.