Question Fun: Food, Glorious Food

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Rory from A Guy Called Bloke created Question Fun, a game in which a topic is given as well as questions pertaining to the topic. Today’s topic is Food, Glorious Food! If you want to play, too, click here.


What is the best recipe containing whipped cream, strawberries and lashings of chocolate? I don’t know?

How many different colours of food can you think of on the top of your head without Googling the answers? Red, green, yellow, orange, brown, clear, beige, purple.

I am [a] ____________CheF? I am not a chef.

Really bad, practically hopeless Yes, this one.

Not Bad, but awfully clumsy

About average ‘toast is a meal, right’

Above average, at least l don’t burn toast

Pretty damn good if l say so myself

Hot Kitchen Supremo and can master any dish blinfolded, with both arms tied behind my back and my feet in concrete boots

What is the one dish that no matter how hard you try you simply cannot master? Name it lol!

In your wise opinion, what are five main ingredients that could feed a family for a week with an assortments of recipes? Flour, sugar, eggs, cheese, and watermelon.

Wine only meant for the drinking or the cooking? Both.

What are three brilliant food quotes? 1) “There is no love sincerer than the love of food.”–George Bernard Shaw; 2) “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”–Virginia Woolf; 3) “All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.”–Charles M. Schulz

Have you eaten any of the following?

Snails, frogs legs, fugu, eyeballs, crispy tarantulas, squid, chocolate covered ants, jellied moose nose, huitlacoche, airag, Casu marzu, Century egg, Stargazey Pie, ostrich egg, alligator, locusts and if none of those what then is the wierdest food you have ever consumed and lived to write about it now? Snails, but the absolute weirdest thing I’ve ever eaten is a Filipino dish called dinuguan (dee-noo-goo-AHN), which roughly translates to pork blood stew. It’s made with different parts of the pig, as well as its blood (but they might use beef blood).

What is umami? It’s its own taste.

What colour is the French wine Beaujolais? Red.

What is a great musical track that always makes you think of food? “Brown Sugar” by the Rolling Stones

From which cactus is tequila made? The Mexican cactus?

Why on earth is blue cheese blue and red cheese red, how so? Something about veins?

What is a pisang when it is at home with the family? Food?

What is it about baked beans, why do they make you fart and why does asparagus make your pee smell, well ………….odd? I didn’t know that asparagus makes your pee smell odd.

Okay, Pita when not meaning ‘Pain in the ass’ what does this Greek word really mean? It’s a round, flat bread that opens up on the side where you can stuff other food in.

Who loves Ben & Jerry ice cream? i am pretty sure l know of at least three of my readership who love this brand, so there should be no reason not to know the answer to this question?  Which one of the following is NOT one of their recipes?

Birthday Cake/BM’s One Love/Civet Coffeecrumbles/Half Baked/Caramel Chew Chew Civet Coffeecrumbles.

What is Seitan when it is not terrorising the neighbourhood and What is Lupin if not a cousin of the werewolf? Seitan is a soy-based food that’s frequently used to make imitation meat for vegans and vegetarians. Lupin is the hormone that makes you feel full.

Of the following which is are the fermented food stuffs?

Sauerkraut/Kefir/Kombucha/Matcha Sauerkraut and kombucha.

Why does fish smell so fishy and so very fishy at that? I hate the smell of fish, but I think there is fish that isn’t smelly or tastes fishy.

Question Fun: Fashionistas

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Rory from A Guy Called Bloke created Question Fun, a game in which a topic is given as well as questions pertaining to the topic. Today’s topic is Fashionistas! If you want to play, too, click here.

Could you cope with buying no clothes for a full year? Absolutely not!

How many pairs of coloured/patterned socks do you possess? All but a handful of my socks are patterned/colored.

What is YOUR number one fashion rule? No socks with sandals!

What is the quirkiest customised outfit you have ever worn and where and what for did you wear it? I haven’t had a custom outfit.

In your opinion what are 5 basic but important items of clothing? Blue jeans, a plain white t-shirt, boots, a nice bag, and a leather jacket.

Ok, so Flares? Once popular for the 70’s sure …. but where are they now? There was a resurgence in the late 90s/early 00s. I didn’t mind them. I wore them. I would be happy if they made a return.

Which are your best three quotes that mean the most to you with regards fashion/clothing/lifestyle? 1) “One is never over-dressed or under-dressed with a Little Black Dress.” —Karl Lagerfeld; 2) “You can never take too much care over the choice of your shoes. Too many women think that they are unimportant, but the real proof of an elegant woman is what is on her feet.” —Christian Dior; 3) “The best things in life are free. The second best are very expensive.” —Coco Chanel

You obviously have favourite colours you enjoy wearing, we all do – but if you were asked to wear the opposite colours to what you normally wear what would those colours be? Blue, yellow, green.

What are the wrong trousers to wear like ever? Step jeans.

What is your favourite style of nightwear from the following options?

Baggy T-Shirt, boxers/long Johns

Ridiculous looking Pyjamas

Nothing as in bare all over

Sexy attire – you know the naughty stuff

Other: I wear pajamas but they don’t look ridiculous. At least I don’t think they do!

For you what one single musical track just speaks fashion to you? “Supermodel” by RuPaul

The celebrity whose style you most identify with from the following?

Melissa McCarthy

Jack Nicholsan

Clarke Gable

Halle Berry

Meryl Streep

Lady Gaga: I would love to wear outrageous outfits the way she does. Plus the Tiffany’s necklaces!

Charlie Chaplain

Gene Kelly

Other

Would you wear stripes with squares? No way lol.

Which out of the following line up are you most likely to wear?

Heels, Boots, Flats, Loafers, Sneekers, Brogues, Thongs [Flip Flops], Running Shoes, sandals, Wedges, Slippers, Lace Ups, Decks, Wellingtons, Riding Boots, Mules, Ankle Boots, Boat shoes, Chukkas, Chelsea Boot, Slips ons? I wear all but the loafers, brogues, slippers, lace-ups, boat shoes, and chukkas. I used to have a pair of Chelsea boots that I loved but they’re gone now. And I have a pair of leopard-print flats.

Are hats your thing? If so which styles? I like wearing hats, like bucket hats, floppy sun hats, a beanie that I crocheted.

For women; last time you wore a scarf and for men; last time you wore a tie? About a month ago.

Have you ever physically suffered for the sake of a fashion trend? I don’t think so.

Late Night Quick Draw – Season 1

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This is from A Guy Called Bloke! Click here if you want to play.

Season 1

Describe yourself in 7 words? Bold, daring, funny, smart, outspoken, determined, warrior.

What do you find funny? My husband; he has a few good jokes!

Favourite Food? Right now, it’s lemon panna cotta from Anteprima’s (a local restaurant) dessert menu.

Favourite Tipple? I don’t drink much alcohol, so my favorite drink is San Pellegrino Limonata.

Favourite Ice Cream Flavour? Chunky Monkey by Ben & Jerry’s

Currently Reading? Someone to Look Up To by Jean Gill

Last Film you saw [Cinema/DVD]? Us

Favourite Comfort Food? Pasta

Ideal Breakfast? Belgian Waffle with strawberry and blueberry compote and lots of whipped cream! If I still ate meat, it would be shrimp and grits.

Favourite Music Genre? Alternative/indie rock

Best Holiday you have had? Last month we went to Savannah, Georgia (I even wrote a post about it!), and had a lot of fun. It was the first out-of-state vacation we’ve had in 5 years.

Holiday destination you would love to see? Venice, Italy

What’s your favourite animal? Tigers

Favourite Game? Elder Scrolls by Bethesda

Favourite sport [Take part in/watch]? Hockey to take part in; college football to watch.

Most Favourite Nursery Rhyme Growing Up? I can’t remember any! Lol.

Favourite Colour Pink

What would be your perfect day? Walking to get ice cream with my husband in sunny, 70ºF weather, and then settling on a bench in one of Savannah’s famous squares. to people watch and dog watch.

321 Quote Me! – Positive Attitude

I want to thank Rory of A Guy Called Bloke and K9 Doodlepip! for selecting me to participate in the ‘3.2.1 Quote Me!’ created by Rory himself! If you haven’t checked out his blog, please do. It’s filled with fun and games and interesting tales!

Rules:

  • Thank the Selector
  • Post 2 quotes for the dedicated “Topic of The Day”
  • Select 3 Bloggers to participate in the “3.2.1 Quote Me!”

NOTE:  Although this is the topic of the day there is no specific deadline for it, meaning you can answer as of when.

The Topic of The Day:  Positive Attitude

 

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“Keep your face always toward the sunshine — and shadows will fall behind you.”

— Walt Whitman

“Believing in negative thoughts is the single greatest obstruction to success.”

— Charles F. Glassman

My 3 Blogger Selections Are:

It’s Good to Be Crazy Sometimes

Color Me Bipolar

Stoner on a Rollercoaster

321 Quote Me! – Greetings

Hi! I wanted to first say Thank You to Beckie of Beckie’s Mental Mess for selecting me to participate in the ‘3.2.1 Quote Me!’ created by A Guy Called Bloke and K9 Doodlepip! If you haven’t checked out either one of these blogs, please do.

Rules:

  • Thank the Selector
  • Post 2 quotes for the dedicated ‘Topic of The Day’
  • Select 3 Bloggers to participate in the “3.2.1 Quote Me!”

NOTE:  Although this is the topic of the day there is no specific deadline for it, meaning you can answer as of when.

The Topic of The Day:  Greetings

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“We almost always only greet strangers when we need something from them (time, directions, etc.).”

— Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“When greeting others, we usually ask them how they are doing, not because we sincerely care how they are doing, but only because we want to be asked how we are doing.”

— Mokokoma Mokhonoana

My 3 Blogger Selections Are:

A Guy Called Bloke and Doodlepip!

Bitchin’ in the Kitchen

My Loud Bipolar Whispers