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The 55 best food quiz questions, from fancy ingredients to fast food logos

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Food, glorious food. What can we say, we love the stuff. We also love a good quiz round, be it in the pub, at a dinner party or during our lunch break (read: zoom meeting). So, what better way to combine all our loves in one, with this easy-breezy food quiz.

From fast food logos, to guess-the-chocolate-bar this quiz is the perfect thing to whip out at your next games night. Firstly your guests will end up so hungry your cooking will suddenly be a lot less under pressure. Secondly, it's the kind of quiz that seems so simple on the surface, but can actually get quite tough. Your favourite know-it-all friend will lose it at the logos, trust us.

So, grab a snack and get quizzing!

The best food quiz questions

  1. Which fast food restaurant's logo features four yellow squares on a blue background?

  2. What type of pastry are profiteroles made with?

  3. What is Roquefort cheese made from?

  4. Are Jaffa Cakes legally a cake or a biscuit?

  5. What is Eleven's favourite food in Stranger Things?

  6. What is the most expensive spice in the world by weight?

  7. Grenadine comes from which fruit?

  8. What kind of dessert did Great British Bake Off star Iain famously throw in the bin back in 2014?

  9. What drink is nicknamed 'the green fairy'?

  10. Which chocolate's slogan is: "the lighter way to enjoy chocolate"?

  11. Where was Tabasco invented?

  12. What is the main ingredient in sauerkraut?

  13. What is added to a croque monsieur to make it a croque madame?

  14. Which celebrity released a cookbook called From Crook to Cook in 2018?

  15. What are the two main ingredients in Cullen Skink?

  16. Which of these does not contain nuts: Snickers, Double Decker, Toblerone, Picnic.

  17. What is a Goosnargh cake?

  18. Which animal is on the Toblerone logo?

  19. What is chawanmushi?

  20. What is the golden rule of cooking a carbonara?

  21. What is the filling of a Cadbury Creme Egg made of?

  22. How many spice levels are there at Nando's?

  23. Who are M&Ms named after?

  24. Where was the Hawaiian pizza invented?

  25. What is the American name for coriander?

  26. A fresh egg will do what in a glass of water?

  27. What is the most popular flavour of crisps in the UK?

  28. Bucatini, Rigatoni and Strozzapreti are all types of what?

  29. Is an avocado a fruit or vegetable?

  30. What is the secret to Ross's Thanksgiving sandwich in Friends?

  31. What are the typical ingredients of a negroni cocktail?

  32. What is alliumphobia a fear of?

  33. What pastry is Portugal known for?

  34. On average how many cups of tea does a Brit drink day?

  35. Who is the 'naked chef'?

  36. Which country produces the most coffee?

  37. What does 'nasi' mean?

  38. How many Prets are there in London?

  39. Paella originates from which country?

  40. A Yorkshire pudding traditionally accompanies what type of roast dinner?

  41. What is the primary ingredient in falafel?

  42. Which fruit has the nickname 'king of the fruits'?

  43. What type of vegetable is a romanesco?

  44. What makes up a soffritto?

  45. In which country was Caesar Salad first made?

  46. In what year was Nutella first sold?

  47. What is the main ingredient in frangipane?

  48. What was the bakery Carrie Bradshaw frequented in Sex and The City?

  49. What makes gelato and ice cream different?

  50. True or false, white chocolate isn't real chocolate?

  51. How many hamburgers does McDonald's sell in a year?

  52. The pasty is most commonly associated with which British county?

  53. Which city has the most Michelin starred restaurants?

  54. What beverage were Lorelai and Rory obsessed with in Gilmore Girls?

  55. How many Starbucks stores are there around the world?

The best food quiz answers

  1. Greggs

  2. Choux pastry

  3. Ewe's milk

  4. A cake. In 1991, a court ruled that Jaffa Cakes were not biscuits but cakes, meaning that a lower rate of VAT applies to them

  5. Eggos

  6. Saffron

  7. Pomegranate

  8. Baked Alaska

  9. Absinthe

  10. Maltesers

  11. Avery Island, Louisiana. It's still produced there today

  12. Cabbage

  13. An egg

  14. Snoop Dogg

  15. Smoked haddock and potatoes

  16. Double Decker

  17. A type of biscuit from Lancashire spiced with carraway seeds

  18. A bear

  19. A traditional Japanese breakfast food. It's made from egg custard, salt, soy, fish and mushrooms

  20. Don't add cream

  21. Fondant

  22. Seven (Peri-Tamer, Plain...ish, Lemon & Herb, Medium, Hot, Extra Hot, and Vusa XX Hot.)

  23. They were named after their creators Mars and Murrie.

  24. Ontario, Canada in 1962

  25. Cilantro

  26. Sink

  27. Cheese and onion according to a survey

  28. Pasta

  29. A fruit

  30. An extra slice of gravy soaked bread in the middle of the sandwich

  31. Campari, vermouth and gin

  32. A fear of garlic

  33. Pastel de nata

  34. 2.7

  35. Jamie Oliver

  36. Brazil

  37. Rice

  38. 267

  39. Spain

  40. Beef

  41. Chickpeas

  42. The Durian

  43. Despite being called a romanesco broccoli, it's actually a cauliflower

  44. Onions, celery and carrots

  45. Mexico

  46. 1946

  47. Almonds

  48. Magnolia Bakery

  49. Gelato typically uses less cream and more milk, and often no eggs than ice cream

  50. True - it has no cocoa and is made from sugar, milk, vanilla, lecithin, and cocoa butter

  51. 2.5 billion hamburgers

  52. Cornwall

  53. Tokyo with 194

  54. Coffee

  55. In 2023 there were just over 38,000

Now we feel hungry and smart...

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