SmartsCo, 2007 (2007)
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Reviewed by Hilary Williamson
is a box full of flash cards (a hundred to be precise) that can be either be dipped into to learn fun food facts, or be used in a game with friends (score sheets are included). It's one of a series offering '
intriguing information about some of life's greatest pleasures - wine, food, sex, art, music and more - all in a memorable way.
ards are grouped under four categories -
. On one side of each is a true/false or multiple choice question - the answer is on the back, along with additional information on the topic. A slim booklet offers suggestions on how to make a game out of your and your friends' culinary expertise. It includes a summary of
What's in Season When
, and offers insight into
Secrets of the Trade
as well as
Selecting the Best for Your Table
(on fish and beef).
o you know what a
is, what goes into
is made from, or who invented the charcoal briquette? I didn't. And though I did know quite a few of the answers, there were also plenty of surprises, as well as fascinating details on the back of the cards. If you enjoy food trivia, or are looking for a mouthwatering game to play over the holidays, look no further than
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