Another in our series of Italian travel quizzes. Answers at the bottom of the page but NO CHEATING!
How many varieties of pasta are there is Italy?
Which is not an ingredient of ‘pesto’?
A person with allergy to pasta
A person who does not like the drink pastis
A dish served as an appetizer
Served with the dessert
A model of sports car made by Ferrari
Gnocchi is made with?
Freshly ground pepper
True or false
Weiner Schnitzel is famous in Austria. What is its Italian cousin called?
Vitello ‘Fare i gattini ‘
An alcoholic drink
An Italian literary award
A novel by Andrew Vachss
A modified racing airplane
None of these
All of these
Which two animals are used to ‘sniff’ out truffles?
‘Cacciatora’ is a culinary term. What does it mean?
Cooked with spices that will leave you sweating and speechless
Braised in red chianti wine
Est! Est!! Est!!! is?
A way of asking if you like love and travel
To the East, to the East, to the East……..
A white wine
An insulting term for Estonian immigrants
A well know children’s soft drink
‘Lets eat and be merry for tomorrow we die’, a toast
Which summer vegetable’s flowers are battered and deep fried?
All of them
None of them
A spicy sauce you have with chicken and rice
A fortified wine from Sicily
A breed of Tuscan beef cattle
A cheese riddled with maggots
A type of finely cut, anchovy-flavoured pasta
Which way do you turn for the motorway or the hospital?
To a psychoanalyst for help
For a shoulder to cry on
To the nearest bar, drink a lot of wine and forget to ask
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Answers: 350/ Tomato/ A dish served as an appetizer/ True but there are many variations/ Piccata/ All of these but the drink is fabulous, even better as a gelato flavour/ Dog and Pig/ Hunter style/ A white wine/ All of them/ A fortified wine from Sicily/I’ve really got no idea, ask an Italian!