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What's the last thing you ate?
Costco chocolate muffin for dinner

What's your favourite cheese?
Extra sharp cheddar, fontina, stilton or shropshire.

What's your favourite fish?
Hamachi - yellow tail tuna

What's your favourite fruit?
Grapes

When, if ever, did you start liking olives?
Probably around the time I learned the art of sticking one on each finger - 3? 4? (ah, yet another thing my older cousins taught me)

When, if ever, did you start liking beer?
Root beer? Oooh! Root beer popsicles - very young as Mom liked them. Oh, regular beer - NEVER. Though I did like the flavored wheat beer (raspberry or lime?) I had at some underground bar in Munich.

When, if ever, did you start liking shellfish?
Family gatherings on Dad's side always had Uncle Teiken cooking fresh crab - always a big pot on the stove and Uncle wearing an apron. *grin* Lots of memories of crab claw fights with somebody.

What was the best thing your mum/dad/guardian used to make?
Hmmm. Dad's bacon and scrambled egg sandwich. Mom's scalloped potatoes (oooooh lots of cheese) and chicken & rice.

What's the native specialty of your home town?
Can't think of anything.

What's your comfort food?
Mashed potatoes or rice

What's your favourite type of chocolate?
See's marzipan

How do you like your steak?
Medium rare - though I rarely eat it.

How do you like your burger?
Medium with cheese

How do you like your eggs?
Scrambled (no runny stuff) or over medium

How do you like your potatoes?
Mashed, fried, baked...

How do you take your coffee?
I'd rather have a diet pepsi.

How do you take your tea?
Plain, no milk, no sugar, no nothing. (Iced tea with lemon though) Gen mai cha please. Oolong, Hobee's orange spice.

What's your biscuit or cookie of choice?
Nestle's tollhouse (chocolate chip) or peanut butter blossoms

What's your ideal breakfast?
Scrambled eggs, rice and spam or corned beef hash

What's your ideal sandwich?
Sourdough french, salami, sharp cheddar.

What's your ideal pizza (topping and base)?
Salami and mushrooms
Zachary's Mediterranean (artichoke hearts, green olives and feta cheese)
The Works

What's your ideal pie (sweet or savory)?
Mince or spinach

What's your ideal salad?
Caesar with anchovys or an Olga's greek salad.

What food do you always like to have in the fridge?
Diet Pepsi.

What food do you always like to have in the freezer?
Fish. Thin Mint cookies

What food do you always like to have in the cupboard?
Goldfish, Raisin Bran

What spices can you not live without?
Garlic & ginger

What sauces can you not live without?
Shoyu (soy sauce)

Where do you buy most of your food?
Safeway or Costco

How often do you go food shopping?
Once a month?

What's the most you've spent on a single food item?
$40-50 for sashimi or prime rib roast

What's the most expensive piece of kitchen equipment you own (excluding 'white goods')?
Calphalon pots

What's the last piece of equipment you bought for your kitchen?
Mickey Mouse 4 Up waffle maker

What piece of kitchen equipment could you not live without?
Rice cooker

How many times a week/month do you cook from raw ingredients?
3 times a week (okay, sometimes less)

What's the last thing you cooked from raw ingredients?
Corned beef with veggies

What meats have you eaten besides cow, pig and poultry?
Lamb, veal, venison, squid, octopus, whale, jellyfish, eel and lots of fish.

What's the last time you ate something that had fallen on the floor?
5 second rule

What's the last time you ate something you'd picked in the wild?
Lemon off Karen's tree

Place in order of preference (greatest to least):
Sushi, Chinese, Italian, Indian, Thai, German

Place in order of preference :
I don't normally drink most of these...
Rum (buttered rum), Tequila (margaritas), Whiskey, Schnaps, Brandy, Gin

Place in order of preference :
Garlic, Ginger, Basil, Lime, Aniseed

Place in order of preference:
Strawberry, Banana, Watermelon, Orange, Apple, Pineapple, Cherry,
Orange, Banana, Pineapple, Apple, Watermelon, Cherry, Strawberry

Place in order of preference:
shannachie wrote "stupid question. Depends on the time and with whom." Yeah, I agree.
Food, Internet, Sports, Sex, Movies, Fashion

Bread and spread?
Black bread with caviar

What's your fast food restaurant of choice, and what do you usually order?
MacDonald's - big mac & fries or Jack in the Box's Monster tacos

Pick a city. What are the three best dining experiences you've had in that city?
Oakland - Koto's tempura & sashimi dinner, Dim Sum at Tin's, Seafood dinner at Scott's.

What's your choice of tipple at the end of a long day?
Diet Pepsi

What's the next thing you'll eat?
Either vanilla yogurt and cereal or a blueberry muffin

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