A Little Snack for a Smartypants

If you’re reading this, you’re probably at the office killing time. After all, who comes in on Monday morning just raring to get right to work? Allow me to distract you for just a few minutes more with a pair of quizzes that test your food smarts.

First we have the Contemporary Comestibles Quiz from Epi-log, a roundup of questions centering on unusual food news. I’ve gotta tell you, I’m pretty up on this kind of thing, and I still didn’t know what one food British chef Andrew Forster has eaten since he was a toddler, or what sentence was given to China’s former head of food drug and safety, Zheng Xiaoyu. Thought-provoking, Epi-log! Good work!

The second, the Pasta Shape Identification Quiz (via Slashfood), is no less mentally challenging. There are a lot of shapes out there, and the differences are subtle. If you know your rotelle from your fusilli, and your ditalini from your cavatelli, you’ll come out feeling smug and smart. On the other hand, it’s really tough telling vermicelli from spaghetti. You might not be as smart as you thought. I know I wasn’t.

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