Top 10 cuisine facts Selected as the most interesting among cuisine related questions in Cuisine quiz What is inside Swiss cheese holes?Carbon dioxide is produced by bacteria feeding on the lactic acid. In the Middle Ages, the holes were considered a sign of imperfection and cheese makers would try to avoid them.Created by: Kasiacheese facts » What kind of lobster is red when fully grown up?None. The normal coloration of lobster is dark bluish green to greenish brown, redder on the body and claws, and greener on the legs. An estimated one in 2 million lobsters are blue. All of them turn red after cooking.Created by: Hitter smashersea animals facts » 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.orgflowers facts » 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 Foxmeat facts » 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: Bartoszchemistry facts » Which popular spice is the most expensive?Saffron is a spice derived from the flower of the saffron crocus. It takes about 150 000 of flowers to harvest 1 kg of stigmas used as spice.Created by: Kasiafood facts » 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 smasherchemistry facts » 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 Stanleyglass facts » 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.orgsweets facts » 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.orgSwitzerland facts » Play cuisine quiz and see all the questions.