Are you hot stuff or just cold leftovers? Find out in our food and travel quizathon

A francesinha (frenchie) is a speciality of Porto, Portugal (pictured), but what is it?

A crisp, almond-flavoured biscuit for dipping in a fortified wine

A meat-free version of a croque monsieur, with grilled cheese and a fried egg

A hot sandwich filled with ham, sausage, cheese and steak

A long loaf of bread, like a sourdough baguette

Eating sushi in its homeland is a highlight of a trip to Japan, but which of these is a vital ingredient in sushi?

Nori seaweed

Vinegared rice

Raw fish

Daikon radish

“Spice bag” – a mix of chips, chicken, red and green peppers, chilli and onions – was voted 2020’s favourite takeaway dish in which country?

New Zealand

Kenya

Sri Lanka

Ireland

Warming, spicy goulash is the national dish of Hungary, but which of these ingredients was not in the original medieval recipe?

Potatoes

Tomatoes

Paprika

All of the above

Bobotie, a dish of minced meat, spices and dried fruit with a baked-egg topping, is a national dish of which country?

Albania

South Africa

Portugal

Belgium

Roti canai, flatbreads with spicy dal, originated in India, but which country has particularly taken them to its heart?

Malaysia

Australia

Tanzania

Guyana

Pastilla, the Moroccan filo pastry pie, is traditionally made with which meat?

Goat

Lamb

Chicken liver

Pigeon

It can look a little like carpet underlay, but injera bread is perfect for scooping up spicy stew and vegetables in which country?

Laos

Senegal

Ethiopia

Cuba

Traditional French pot-au-feu is usually made with which meat?

Chicken

Tripe

Wild boar

Beef

It sounds like something to do with car maintenance, but “oil down” – another stew, this time of chicken, breadfruit, dumplings and turmeric – is the national dish of which country, also knows as the Spice Isle?

Madagascar

Grenada

Vanuatu

Barbados

A future pleasure might be strolling around a Greek island harbour devouring a gyro from a stall. What sort of street food is it?

A doner kebab

A hotdog

Fried chicken

A crepe

Now as popular as pizza in Russia and neighbouring states, cheesy khachapuri bread comes from which country?

Georgia

Bulgaria

Estonia

Ukraine

The gloriously named larb is a dish of cold minced meat, but where does it come from?

Austria

Peru

Laos

Luxembourg

The popular British Cornish pasty bears a striking resemblance to the national dish of which country?

Argentina

Philippines

Mozambique

Wales

Which of Italy’s popular pasta shapes does not feature in the photo below?

Farfalle

Rigatoni

Penne

Fusilli

Ackee and saltfish is enjoyed all over Jamaica, but what is ackee?

A fruit related to the lychee

A root vegetable, like a starchy turnip

A sour berry grown on the island’s high-altitude slopes

A hard grain cooked to a pulp then fried

Fettuccine alla papalina is the national dish of which diminutive nation state?

San Marino

Monaco

Liechtenstein

Vatican City

Smelling so strong it can make the unwary gag, hakarl is months-old fermented shark meat from which country?

Sweden

Finland

Fiji

Iceland

Poutine – chips with cheese curds and gravy – is a trending junk-food option. But where does it come from?

Belgium

Romania

Mauritius

Canada

Which of these ingredients is not regularly used in popular Peruvian dish ceviche?

Tuna

Chilli

Lime

Thinly sliced rare beef

16 and above.

How many holidays have you cancelled this year?

11 and above.

Good show – time to explore a few more exotic takeaways perhaps?

0 and above.

How long have you been in lockdown?

6 and above.

Just a Tesco meal deal for you

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