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A–Z Quiz: Food and Drink

There is one answer for every letter of the alphabet, in alphabetical order (okay, X is a bit of a cheat!).
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Last updated: May 19, 2017
First submittedApril 22, 2017
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The fruit from which cider is traditionally made
apple
French-style soft sweet loaf or bread roll, made with butter and eggs
brioche
Green leaf herb known as cilantro in the US
coriander
Small, usually dark blue variety of plum
damson
Young green soybeans (eaten in the pod in some Asian cuisines)
edamame
Spherical Mediterranean chickpea fritters
falafel
Dried spice mixture widely used in Indian cookery
garam masala
Another name for a stew or casserole
hotpot
Very compact pale-coloured variety of round lettuce
iceberg
Berry used as a cooking spice and to flavour gin
juniper
Clear dry brandy or liqueur made from morello cherries
kirsch
Long white citrus-scented herb widely used in Southeast Asian cuisines
lemongrass
French name for peas with an edible flat pod (also called snow peas)
mangetout
Type of peach with firm flesh and smooth red and yellow skin
nectarine
Edible internal parts of an animal other than its main flesh
offal
Ribbon pasta similar to tagliatelle and fettuccine but wider
pappardelle
Hard pear-shaped cooking fruit used mainly in preserves
quince
Palate-cooling Indian condiment of yogurt and (usually) cucumber
raita
Water ice made with fruit juice
sorbet
Type of fish essential to a salade niçoise
tuna
Dessert of batter or sponge baked on top of fruit then turned over
upside-down cake
Salad dressing, typically made with olive oil and wine vinegar
vinaigrette
Type of nut essential to a Waldorf salad
walnut
Very rich once-a-year dessert, traditionally flambéed with brandy
Xmas pudding
Root vegetable related to (or also known as) sweet potato
yam
Young green marrows or squashes, also called courgettes
zucchini
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