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1.The human body has 5 basic types of taste: Sweet, Sour, Salty, Bitter and Umami. From what language do we borrow the word Umami from?
Japanese (means delicious)
2.What is the name of Heston Blumenthal's 3 Michelin starred restaurant in the UK?
The Fat Duck (Bray, Berkshire)
3.Keith Floyd used the song "Peaches" as a theme tune for many of his cookery programmes. Which group performed this song?
The Stranglers
4.True or False: Apples belong to the rose family?
TRUE (as do pears & plums)
5.One of the most hydrating foods to eat is the cucumber, which contains what percentage of water? 76%, 86% or 96%?
6.Which actor has played the policeman Nick Rowan in the UK TV retro soap ‘Heartbeat’?
Nick Berry
7.On 1st May 2014, renowned Michelin star chef Jason Atherton opened ‘City Social’ restaurant situated on level 24 of Tower 42 in London. Who was the previous highly rated chef to run a restaurant at this location?
Gary Rhodes (Rhodes Twenty Four)
8.What item of food inspired the idea for the computer game Pac man?
Pizza (with a slice missing)
9.In which city was the world’s biggest McDonalds fast food restaurant opened in 2012?
London (Olympic Park)
10.Which of Shakespeare’s plays begins with the words `If music be the food of love, play on`?
Twelfth Night