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Food Quiz

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Do you have what it takes to snatch the 'Food Meister' title? (Warning: this game may cause a period of procrastination!)
8 years ago, March 26th 2011 No: 1 Msg: #132069  
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Found this one today in the supermarket - any ideas? ;-)

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8 years ago, March 26th 2011 No: 2 Msg: #132083  
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Cucumis metuliferus Reply to this

8 years ago, March 26th 2011 No: 3 Msg: #132097  
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That one had less entertainment value than I expected ;-)

It is known by a few names, but over here (NZ) is sold as the kiwano - no great surprise there! Reply to this

8 years ago, March 27th 2011 No: 4 Msg: #132112  
Is it a fruit? What does a whole one look like? Reply to this

8 years ago, March 27th 2011 No: 5 Msg: #132118  
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It tasted slightly bitter, and was like eating a cross between a cucumber and a passionfruit. I didn't finish it :-)

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8 years ago, March 28th 2011 No: 6 Msg: #132147  

8 years ago, March 28th 2011 No: 7 Msg: #132154  
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Ahhh, it's one of my favorite fruit - annona squamosa, commonly known as the custard apple.

"The most delicious fruit known to man", according to Mark Twain.

I always thought that custard apples (known as Atis ) in the Philippines which have been introduced by the Spaniards from South America taste 10x better than the ones grown here in Australia because they are organic and haven't been sprayed with hormones and pesticides.

Just a word of caution for those who want to try this fruit - do not eat or swallow the seeds ! ... they are poisonous !


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8 years ago, March 28th 2011 No: 8 Msg: #132160  
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@Jo,

I haven't seen this type of fruit before. I thought it was some sort of sea creature at first 😱





Can't see much of a difference with this Warty Sea Cucumber !
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8 years ago, March 28th 2011 No: 9 Msg: #132161  
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I thought it was some sort of sea creature at first



Thanks! - that's what I was aiming for with the first photo, to try and put people off track - except it didn't quite work with Jason ;-)

Seeing as you guessed the last one Jo, do you want to pick up the baton and find one to keep the quiz going? Reply to this

8 years ago, March 28th 2011 No: 10 Msg: #132168  
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@Jo , No worries 😉

... just having some glitch uploading the photo for the quiz. Reply to this

8 years ago, March 28th 2011 No: 11 Msg: #132198  
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Since we're going for strange spiny look, I'll throw in this one.

Hint: It is not a sea urchin 😄
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8 years ago, March 28th 2011 No: 12 Msg: #132203  
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Rambuttan!

Which means I get to go again right;-)

I'm gonna have to think about this...cos you guys are getting stumped! Reply to this

8 years ago, March 29th 2011 No: 13 Msg: #132206  
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Go easy on us Jason ;-) Reply to this

8 years ago, March 29th 2011 No: 14 Msg: #132211  
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easily the most mysterious yet ;-)

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8 years ago, March 29th 2011 No: 15 Msg: #132255  
Hrm... I'd seen the first, could recognize the second, and the knew the third but this last one....

Ah.... if we're sticking with the fruit/veg category that I'm guessing the dried inside of a gourd? Seriously not a clue, but this game just shot all chances I had of not being distracted today. Thanks guys 😉 Reply to this

8 years ago, March 29th 2011 No: 16 Msg: #132272  
is this one birds nest? As in what goes in the soup?

Not a fruit or veg but this is the only think I could think of! Reply to this

8 years ago, March 29th 2011 No: 17 Msg: #132288  
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Well spotted.

Hit us back! Reply to this

8 years ago, March 29th 2011 No: 18 Msg: #132292  
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Bird's nest soup

"A kilogram of white nest can cost up to $2,000 USD, and a kilogram of "red blood" nest can cost up to $10,000 USD"

I saw some of the nests in Sarawak, Malaysia, but was never able to try any "Caviar of the East" on a backpacker budget.

"It has been estimated that the products now account for 0.5%!o(MISSING)f the Indonesian GDP, equivalent to about a quarter of the country's fishing industry". Reply to this

8 years ago, March 29th 2011 No: 19 Msg: #132309  
Whoop whoop good guess!!

ok what about this one... no peeking at the blog! Reply to this

8 years ago, March 29th 2011 No: 20 Msg: #132311  
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Okay, I immediately peeked...so I'm out;-) Reply to this

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