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Old 07-01-2007, 07:50 AM   #1
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Sunday Special - Food Fight

Sunday special- Food Fight

IT’S CANADA DAY. HERE ARE SOME WORLD RECORDS SET BY CANADIANS

In 1995 Sean Shannon set a world speed record by reciting the Hamlet “To be or not to be” soliloquy in 23.8 seconds.

In 1988 Palm Dairies of Edmonton created the world’s largest ice cream sundae—24,900 kg (54,895 lb.).

In 1997 Dave Pearson set the record for clearing all 15 balls from a standard pool table. He did it in 26.5 seconds.

In 1998, one thousand University of Guelph students formed the longest human conveyor belt by lying down in a row and rolling a surfboard over their bodies.


I give a brief description- you name the food item.
1. Hungarian meat stew
2. An Indian relish
3. Russian beet soup
4. Russian Beef and cream dish
5. Polish or Yugoslavian sausage
6. Italian corn meal pudding
7. Italian "little tongue" noodles
8. Italian "little worm" noodles
9. Italian custard
10. Italian dish using thin cuts of veal
11. Italian sauce with pine nuts
12. Italian "springtime" pasta
13. Italian ice cream
14. German popular veal dish
15. German cherry soup
16. German pot roast marinated in vinegar
17. German pastry with apples / cherries and cheese
18. German rabbit stew
19. French salad containing greens, olives, tuna and potatoes
20 French molded gelatin salad
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1. Goulash
2. Chutney
3. Borscht
4. Stroganoff
5. Kielbasa
6. Polenta
7. Linguini
8. Vermicelli
9. Zabaglione
10. Scaloppini
11. Pesto
12. Pasta Primavera
13. Gelato
14. Weiner Schnitzel
15. Kirsch
16. Sauerbraten
17. Strudel
18. Hasenpfeffer
19. Salade Niciose
20. Aspic

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Old 07-01-2007, 02:39 PM   #2
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I thought kirsch was a brandy made from cherry stones?????
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I believe Buck is correct. Look here for an explanation.
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Old 07-02-2007, 09:26 AM   #4
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buck is correct- my source perhaps left off the tail end--
german cherry soup is kirschsuppen, near as i can tell.........


good catch !
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Old 07-02-2007, 09:31 AM   #5
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buck is correct- my source perhaps left off the tail end--
german cherry soup is kirschsuppen, near as i can tell.........


good catch !
Yep, lucky. "Suppen" means soup in that language. Go tell your source to have a big bowl of cherry soup!
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Old 07-02-2007, 09:43 AM   #6
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...just had another thought--- maybe I neglected to type the word "flavoring" along with the "german cherry soup"--- can't find out - big book of trivia is in my office, and i'm on vacation till next monday.........one way or the other.....thanks for the correction
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Old 07-03-2007, 08:03 AM   #7
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19 / 20. The kirsch got to me.
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Old 07-03-2007, 08:06 AM   #8
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.......I think that, under the circumstances, you can consider it 19 / 19- for 100%
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