Food link round: 10 questions

Name the food from the description

  1. A meringue base or shell filled with whipped cream and fruit.
  2. A square of sponge cake dipped in chocolate and coated in coconut, popular in Australia.
  3. A light sponge, cut into a pink and yellow chequerboard pattern, sandwiched with jam and coated in marzipan.
  4. Very thinly sliced dry toast.
  5. Rich beef stew, often with onions and mushrooms, served traditionally with sour cream
  6. Beef fillet encased in mushrooms, truffles and puff pastry, served with madeira sauce.
  7. Eggs, bacon and hollandaise sauce on an English muffin.
  8. Salad of lettuce, croutons and bacon with a dressing of lemon juice, olive oil, egg, parmesan cheese and anchovies, among other ingredients.
  9. Fired corn tortillas covered with melted cheese and jalapeno peppers, often served with guacamole.
  10. What is the link between the above 9 answers?

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  1. A meringue base or shell filled with whipped cream and fruit.
    A: Pavlova
  2. A square of sponge cake dipped in chocolate and coated in coconut, popular in Australia.
    A: Lamington (I always thought these were 100% Australian, but it turns out there’s a bit of debate about it, as explained here)
  3. A light sponge, cut into a pink and yellow chequerboad pattern, sandwiched with jam and coated in marzipan.
    A: Battenberg cake
  4. Very thinly sliced dry toast.
    A: Melba toast
  5. Rich beef stew, often with onions and mushrooms, served traditionally with sour cream
    A: Stroganoff
  6. Beef fillet encased in mushrooms, truffles and puff pastry, served with madeira sauce.
    A: Beef Wellington
  7. Eggs, bacon and hollandaise sauce on an English muffin.
    A: Eggs Benedict
  8. Salad of lettuce, croutons and bacon with a dressing of lemon juice, olive oil, egg, parmesan cheese and anchovies, among other ingredients.
    A: Caesar Salad
  9. Fired corn tortillas covered with melted cheese and jalapeno peppers, often served with guacamole.
    A: Nachos
  10. What is the link between the above 9 answers?
    A: They are all named after a particular individual

 

 

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