The Post Quiz: World Home Cooking

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Being at home means eating home cooking. But where would a hitchhiker be without a world-class palate for plain cooking?

The Post Quiz: World Home Cooking


East, west, home is best. Especially if there's something good in the oven. But visitors may enjoy these down home treats.

Fill in the blanks.

  1. In Japan, make banana dorayaki by putting bananas and nutella between two __________.
  2. Home cooking in China includes ________ tea eggs.
  3. In Brazil, comfort food includes pao de queijo, which is a fancy term for ______ _____.
  4. France doesn't have comfort food? Guess again. Try a croque monsieur, which is ooh-la-la for a ________ ________ sandwich with ham.
  5. In Greece, everybody's favourite home-cooked meal is fasolatha, or ____ _____. (There's even a festival.)
  6. Down-home in Denmark? Try boller i karry, which is meatballs in _____ sauce.
  7. In South Africa, you can enjoy a barbecue with sosaties, or _______.
  8. To make a tasty Mexican taquito, you need a _________ and some filling.
  9. In England, you crazy people take stale bread and turn it into a sweet _______.
  10. If you land in the Southern US, the friendly waitress at the Down Home Grill may ask you if you want your _____ with butter or milk and sugar.

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