Winter Wonderland 5

Title Photo by James Petts from London, England, CC BY-SA 2.0 <>, via Wikimedia Commons

Christmas pudding! (Title Photo)

Dear Readers, are you a brussels sprout boffin? A parsnip partisan? A cranberry celebrant? Let’s see what you know about the foods that go to make the average UK Christmas dinner add a whopping 5200 calories to your intake.

Just match the food fact to the photograph. So, if you think that the parsnip is named after a French monk,  your answer is 19) A

As you will remember, I started the quiz  on the 19th December and will finish on Christmas Eve (24th December) – answers for the whole quiz will need to be with me by 5 p.m. UK time on Monday 28th December.

If you missed yesterday’s quiz, just search the blog for ‘Winter Wonderland’ and this should bring you up all parts of the quiz. I am also going to include the links for the whole quiz on Christmas Eve, just in case you are bored after eating mince pies and watching It’s A Wonderful Life for the umpteenth time.

Christmas Food Facts

A) Which Christmas food was named after the French monk living in North Africa at the start of the 20th Century who discovered how to crossbreed it?

B) Which Christmas food was so valued by the Romans that the Emperor Tiberius received it as part of his tribute from Germany?

C) Which Christmas food has the highest density of the element Selenium, with a one ounce serving providing ten times the recommended daily requirement of an adult?

D) Which Two of these Christmas foods should you avoid eating in large quantities if you’re on blood-thinning medication, due to its high level of Vitamin K?

E) The flowers of which Christmas food are said to resemble the head of a water bird?

Photo Nineteen by Jonathunder, CC BY-SA 3.0 <>, via Wikimedia Commons

Question 19 – Parsnips

Photo Twenty by Eric Hunt, CC BY-SA 3.0 <>, via Wikimedia Commons

Question 20 – Brussel sprout

Photo Twenty One by Muffet, CC BY 2.0 <>, via Wikimedia Commons

Photo 21 – Cranberries

Photo Twenty Two by carol, CC BY-SA 3.0 <>, via Wikimedia Commons

Question 22 – Clementine

Photo Twenty Three by Jean Marconi from Brasil, CC BY 2.0 <>, via Wikimedia Commons

Question 23 – Brazil Nuts

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