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October 26, 2009

Daily Food Quiz UPDATES ... 26 Oct 2009

Daily Food Quiz UPDATES icon:h_bikkuri03icon:h_hatena01 ... 26 Oct 2009



Previous entry icon:o_flair Master the Daily Food Quiz icon:o_flair



There are a lot of new questions updated by Playfish since the last Daily Food Quiz list I've prepared. icon:face3_kao18


So, here is a new updated list to refer. icon:h_shine


Remember, press [CTRL] + [F] and search for the keyword. icon:o_key




A
Q: Agar is a gelatinous substance derived from what?
A: Seaweed

B
Q: Which of the following herbs is found in Bearnaise Sauce?
A: Tarragon

Q: Which of the following beverages does not contain milk?
A: Espresso

Q: Bechamel sauce is also known as...
A: White Sauce

Q: To blanch a vegetable, means to?
A: Boil and Cool off quickly

Q: In which restaurant do you typically find burritos?
A: Mexican

C
Q: Calamari is fried?
A: Squid

Q: What is a Calzone?
A: A turnover made of pizza dough

Q: In which restaurant would you typically find Calzone?
A: Italian

Q: Caviar is made from?
A: Fish Egg

Q: What kind of pizza is chicago style?
A: Deep dish

Q: Chilli is a?
A: Fruit

Q: Which of these chillies is the spiciest?
A: Naga jolokia pepper

Q: What is chinese gooseberry called in ancient time?
A: Kiwi

Q: What is chocolate bloom?
A: Cocoa fat or sugar

Q: The chuck is found where on the cow?
A: Front

Q: Which coffee drink does not have any milk?
A: Espresso

Q: Which continent produces the most cocoa?
A: Africa

Q: What is coconut?
A: Fruit

Q: Q: A crepe is typical a ...?
A: Thinly cooked pancake

D
Q: Dim sum originated from which country?
A: China

Q: Dulce de leche is prepared by heating...?
A: Sweetened Milk

E
Q: Which sauce is typically used in the dish Eggs Benedict?
A: Hollandaise sauce 

F
Q: Where did Feta Cheese come from?
A: Greece 

Q: The flank is found where on the cow?
A: Mid

Q: Foie gras is food made from which part of an animal?
A: Liver

Q: In England, French Fries are called?
A: Chips

G
Q: To garnish a dish, means to?
A: Add final touches

Q: What is gelatin made of?
A: Algae

Q: How many Gourmet points do you get for a level 10 dish?
A: 2.8

Q: Granny smith apples are?
A: Green

Q: Grapes grow on?
A: Vines

Q: The main ingredient in Guacamole is?
A: Avocado

H
Q: Where is the hamburger originaly from?
A: United states

Q: What is Hashi? 
A: Chopsticks

Q: Which of the following herbs is found in Béarnaise Sauce?
A: Tarragon

Q: Honey comes from?
A: Bees

Q: What is the main ingredient in Houmous?
A: Chickpeas

Q: Hors D'oeuvres is French for?
A: Appetizers

Q: What is Houmous made of?
A: Chickpeas

K
Q: Kimchi is a Korean dish made of fermented?
A: Vegetables

Q: What is Ketchup made of?
A: Tomatoes

Q: Kobe Beef originates from which country?
A: Japan

L
Q: Lard is the fat obtained from which animal? 
A: Pig

M
Q: Marzipan is made from?
A: Almonds

Q: Which of the following is not found in basic Mayonnaise?
A: Milk


N
Q: Naan is typically from?
A: India

Q: Naan Bread is served with... ?
A: Indian Food

Q: Natto, a traditional Japanese food, is made from fermented?
A: Soybeans

Q: New-York Style Pizzas are typically?
A: Thin crust

Q: Which of these is not a type of noodle?
A: Miso

P
Q: Which of the following is traditionally found in pesto?
A: Basil

Q: The pizza originates from which country?
A: Italy

Q: To poach something means?
A: To cook in boiling water

Q: To Proof dough means to...
A: Allow it to rise

Q: Prunes are dried...?
A: Plums

R
Q: Raisins are dried...?
A: Grapes

Q: Ratatouille is?
A: A vegetarian dish

Q: The main ingredient of Ratatouille is?
A: Tomatoes

Q: To refresh vegetables is....?
A: To immerse in COLD water

Q: What is the color of Rhubarb?
A: Red

Q: The rump is found where on the cow?
A: Back

S
Q: What is Saffron?
A: Spice

Q: Saffron is a?
A: Spice

Q: What gives traditional salsa verde its vibrant green color?
A: Parsley

Q: Sauerkraut is made from?
A: Fermented Cabbage

Q: To saute a dish, means to?
A: Fry quickly in hot pan

Q: The sirloin is found where on the cow?
A: Mid

Q: What is the most expensive spice in the world?
A: Saffron

Q: Which of the following spices is the most expensive?
A: Pure Vanilla (when Saffron is not in the choices - Saffron is more expensive than pure vanilla.)

Q: Traditional Soy Sauce is?
A: Salty

Q: Steak tartare is a meat dish made from raw?
A: Beef

Q: What is Stracchino?
A: a fresh cheese from Italy

Q: In which restaurant would you typically find sushi?
A: Japanese

T
Q: Where does taco orignate from?
A: Mexico

Q: In which restaurant would you typically find tacos?
A: Mexican

Q: In which restaurant would you typically find Tapas?
A: Spanish

Q: What is the main ingredient of tofu?
A: Soybean

Q: tomato is a?
A: Fruit

Q: Are Truffles a?
A: Fungi

Q: What color is Tuna meat?
A: Pink

Q: The Tuna is a?
A: Salt Water Fish

Q: Where is Tuna from?
A: Salt Water

Q: The main ingredients in Tzatziki are?
A: Yoghurt and Cucumber

V
Q: Venison is the meat from what animal?
A: Deer

W
Q: What is the main ingredient of wasabi?
A: Horseradish

Q: Wasabi is made from a type of Japanese?
A: Horseradish




Source: http://forum.playfish.com/showthread.php?t=529150



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October 5, 2009

FAIR TRADE PLEASE~!

I believe that the majority of Restaurant City players are using Restaurant City Market as one of the most helpful tool for trading ingredients. icon:f_f_banana icon:a3_leftright icon:f_f_apple icon:a3_leftright icon:f_bread icon:a3_leftright icon:f_medamayaki




icon:body2_a_paper In case, for those who do not have any idea on what's Restaurant City Market is icon:h_hatena01 
Click icon:body3_te03 to know more before you continue icon:face2_catfaceicon:body3_te03 










Today...I would just want to say...



icon:o_p22_mail2TRADE FAIRLY PLEEEAAAASSSEEEEicon:mark3_sign04icon:mark3_sign03 icon:face2_cryingicon:h_kira02 




Don't you ever get frustrated when you get 20 over trade requests with all UNFAIR trade requests, moreover from the same person all in a row icon:mark3_sign02 icon:face2_bearingicon:h_annoy





Restaurant City Market is created as a reference for all Restaurant City residents to trade. icon:f_medamayakiicon:a3_leftrighticon:f_c_softicon:body2_a_good


Having Restaurant City Market, we get to know each other needs and if it matched, we request to add that person to our friend list in Facebook. icon:face5_boyicon:mark3_sign05icon:face5_girl


We also have a STATISTICS graph to let us know which are the most wanted and unwanted ingredientsicon:mark3_sign01icon:f_c_cake icon:a2_up icon:f_kinoko02 icon:a2_down


The STATISTICSicon:mark3_sign04icon:a2_down2

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Oh yes, this really helps a lot and make our trading business so much easier to be doneicon:mark3_sign01
Real thanks to the founder of Restaurant City Marketicon:mark3_sign03icon:mark3_sign04 Yannick Delwiche




However, why do everyone tends to TRADE UNFAIRLY STILL icon:mark3_sign02icon:mark3_sign02 icon:face2_angryicon:h_annoy

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Why why WHYicon:mark3_sign02icon:mark3_sign02 icon:face2_bearing icon:h_hatena04





Let's say, even if I've set "Give" for cream or milk and "Want" for noodles or corn, that doesn't mean the above trade request is acceptable...it's not a fair trade... icon:face4_kao-a15


People should know, noodles, corns, saffron, and all are easier to get. 

Whyicon:mark3_sign02 

Coz, menu that needs these ingredients is not much. Maybe only 1 menu that needs them which literally means that everybody yearn to give them away~icon:mark3_sign01icon:face2_gawkicon:h_sweat02


For example, 


Noodle is only used in icon:f_noodleYakibuta Ramenicon:f_noodle   (Noodle needed x10)

Corn is only used in icon:f_x_coffeSweetcorn Soupicon:f_x_coffe  (Corn needed x10)

Saffron is only used in icon:an_honeSeafood Paellaicon:an_hone  (Saffron needed x10)



Compare to, icon:w_5_l_thunder



Cream is used in icon:no01Pumpkin Soup, icon:no02Sweetcorn Soup, icon:no03Creme Brulee,  icon:no04Banana Split, icon:no05Sundae, icon:no06Pomegranate Parfait and icon:no07Vanilla Hot Chocolateicon:mark3_sign03icon:mark3_sign03 icon:f_x_coffeicon:f_x_coffe02icon:f_c_softicon:f_x_b_osake02icon:f_c_prinicon:face2_deliciousicon:h_heart09  (Cream needed x70)


Milk is used in Cream of icon:no01Mushroom Soup, icon:no02Vegetable Chowder, icon:no03Mango Pudding, icon:no04Vanilla Panna Cotta, icon:no05Coffee, icon:no06Chocolate Milkshake, icon:no07Strawberry Milkshake and icon:no08Royal Bubble Teaicon:mark3_sign03icon:mark3_sign03icon:mark3_sign03icon:f_x_coffeicon:f_x_coffe02icon:f_x_coffe03icon:f_c_softicon:f_c_prinicon:f_c_cake2icon:f_c_cakeicon:f_x_baricon:face2_deliciousicon:h_heart09  (Milk needed x80)



7 or 8 times Cream & Milk is needed and without a fair trade, they are hard to collecticon:mark3_sign01




Example of some FAIR TRADE~icon:mark3_sign01which is rare~icon:mark3_sign03 icon:h_kira01

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A fair trade doesn't need to be exactly trading with the ingredients in the same level according to the statistic. But at least something nearer and reasonableicon:mark3_sign01icon:f_f_bananaicon:a3_leftrighticon:f_f_apple icon:face2_happy01icon:body2_a_good


In the end, we still need to think about what we really need for our menu.icon:face2_delicious


Manage and think wiselyicon:mark3_sign03icon:o_flairicon:face2_happy02icon:body3_te03






Not something like thisicon:mark3_sign04icon:mark3_sign03 icon:face2_gawkicon:h_okoru

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Remember, this is just a selfish act and I don't think this will be a good trade.icon:face2_bearingicon:a2_down






It is understandable for people who are new,

but totally just hard to understand for people who are already in High - Max level who send all UNFAIR TRADE REQUESTicon:mark3_sign01 icon:face2_angryicon:h_annoy

1 unfair trade is still nice,

20~30 UNFAIR TRADE REQUESTS at one time is RUDEicon:mark3_sign04icon:mark3_sign03icon:face2_angryicon:h_annoyicon:h_annoy






Let's be nice when being a neighbor in Restaurant City icon:h_heart08 

TRADE FAIRLYicon:mark3_sign04icon:mark3_sign03 icon:f_f_bananaicon:a3_leftrighticon:f_f_apple icon:face2_delicious icon:h_heart08



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October 4, 2009

How to Stack AGAIN~!

Hello everyone~! icon:face2_wink icon:h_kira01



I've got quite some comments and messages from my readers that they are still having some problems on "How to Stack" which I've introduced in my last tutorial. icon:face2_wobblyicon:h_sweat01icon:h_sweat01



Previous tutorials on How to Stack:

Stack Stack STACK for an IMPACT! - for smaller items (exp: flowers, speakers, TV, barrels, etc) icon:p_rose03 icon:o_tv icon:p_futaba 

How to stack for EXPERT! - for bigger items (exp: tables, chairs, pillars, room divider, fish tank, etc) icon:p_saboten icon:yb_toire icon:an_fish





For those who failed to STACK using the How to stack for EXPERT!  method, please refer to the following tutorial insteadicon:mark3_sign01icon:w_7_star 


This method is different from the previous one and so far, I have not failed stacking my furnitures using this methodicon:mark3_sign03 100% NO FAILicon:mark3_sign03 icon:p_hana01icon:p_hana02icon:p_hana03icon:p_hana04icon:p_hana05icon:p_hana06icon:p_hana07icon:p_hana08icon:p_hana13 icon:face2_happy02icon:h_kira01






icon:num_1_one First, place 2 items that you want to stack, 1 to a spot that you wish to stack and the other just anywhere for it is just to help you with the stacking process. 

Let's name the spot that you wish to stack on  as
"STACKING SPOT",
and the spot which we use to help in the stacking process as "HELPING HAND SPOT". icon:body_a_biceps

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icon:num_2_two Then, drag the page until the "TICK" covers the item on HELPING HAND SPOT.

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icon:num_3_three Stack item placed on "STACKING SPOT" onto the item placed on "HELPING HAND SPOT". 

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icon:num_4_four And, click straight away icon:mark3_sign03 icon:face2_catface icon:body2_a_good

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icon:num_5_five You'll realized the item that you've stacked is GONEicon:mark3_sign01 OUT OF SIGHTicon:mark3_sign03 icon:face2_shock

But don't worry, you'll get it backicon:mark3_sign03 icon:face2_catfaceicon:h_sweat01

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icon:num_6_six Get a new item that you wish to stack next and place it again on to the STACKING SPOT.

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icon:num_7_seven You'll have to focus on this SPOTicon:mark3_sign01 This SPOT is where you're going to have your items all stackedicon:mark3_sign03 

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icon:num_8_eight Repeat the STEPS icon:mark3_sign03icon:mark3_sign03 


Repeat from icon:num_3_three icon:mark3_sign04 icon:num_4_four icon:mark3_sign04 icon:num_5_five icon:mark3_sign04 icon:num_6_six icon:mark3_sign04 icon:num_7_seven

and repeat again from 
icon:num_3_three icon:mark3_sign04 icon:num_4_four icon:mark3_sign04 icon:num_5_five 


From step 
icon:num_5_five, SAVE the game and RELOADicon:mark3_sign03icon:mark3_sign03 



And
WOALLLAAAHicon:mark3_sign04icon:mark3_sign03 icon:face2_happy02icon:h_kira01icon:h_kira01icon:h_kira01


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The items that you've stacked rebound back to their original spot and got STACKED icon:mark3_sign03icon:face5_kya-icon:body3_te02 icon:h_kira01


Yes, REBOUNDING is the main point of having the items all stacked in this tutorialicon:mark3_sign03 icon:face2_smileicon:body3_te03



icon:p_hana05Any items in your inventory are stackableicon:mark3_sign03icon:p_hana06



icon:p_hana01icon:p_hana02Just keep on repeating all the steps with different items, any item that you wish to stack for your interioricon:mark3_sign01icon:p_hana04icon:p_hana05



icon:p_hana01You can even stack as many layers as you wish icon:mark3_sign03icon:mark3_sign03icon:p_hana13






SEEicon:mark3_sign04icon:mark3_sign03icon:mark3_sign03icon:mark3_sign03


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Compare to the previous method which doesn't work at all sometimes, this newly created tutorial is definitely more reliable icon:mark3_sign01 icon:face2_confidenticon:body_a_bicepsicon:h_kira01


However, the previous method allows you to stack in a clear arrangement where you can arrange which item you would want them to stay at the bottom and which item you would want them to stay up above. icon:p_hana-ani01icon:p_hana-ani03icon:p_hana-ani04 icon:face2_happy02 icon:body2_a_good

Whereas , the method on this tutorial unfortunately do not have any fix arrangement that can be follow. It's random... icon:face2_think icon:w_2cloudyicon:w_3_ame


That is why, I prefer the previous method more if you never fail to stack using that method..icon:face2_catfaceicon:h_sweat01icon:h_sweat01




Whichever ways, get CREATIVE and start designing your restaurant with STACKING icon:mark3_sign03icon:mark3_sign03 icon:face5_kya-icon:body3_te03 icon:h_kira02icon:h_kira02icon:h_kira02







Oooo~, I've made this tutorial into a video tooicon:mark3_sign01icon:o_v_movie icon:h_heart08 


Refer to this if you are still confused with the above steps icon:mark3_sign03icon:face2_winkicon:body2_a_goodicon:h_kira01








GOOD LUCK~icon:mark3_sign03 icon:face2_happy01 icon:h_heart09



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