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1.When was the Creme Egg
c-1963-The fondant filled
chocolate egg was first created by Fry's, but was renamed in 1971 as
Cadbury's Creme Egg. Cadbury had come up with the notion of filled
chocolate eggs four decades earlier however in 1923, and even some
fifty years earlier had figured out how to make hollow moulded Easter
2.What is the distinguishing
feature of the Greek Easter biscuit koulourakia?
a-its twist-Koulourakia are
made with familiar ingredients but bring them together in a different
way. Instead of a traditional round shape, the dough is rolled out
and then twisted to form a double helix, though other shapes like
spirals or figures of eight are also popular.
3.What is Easter Island most
b-Moai-The ancient Moai
statues were made both to venerate ancestors and the chiefs who led
the clans living on the island. Initially, they were part of the
islanders' ancestor worship, who believed that the living and the
dead helped each other in their respective worlds.
4.When was the Lindt Gold
Bunny first created?
d-1952-As the story goes,
the Lindt Gold Bunny was created by one of the company's master
chocolatiers after his son saw a rabbit in the garden. When the
rabbit disappeared off into the hedges, he became upset and the
father came up with the idea to cheer up his son with a chocolate
5.What day was Simnel cake
originally eaten on?
b-Laetare Sunday-Also known
as Refreshment Sunday, Mothering Sunday, Simnel Sunday and Sunday of
the Five Loaves, Laetare Sunday is the middle Sunday of Lent, when
the fast was traditionally relaxed. The Simnel cake is believed
originally to have been a very fine white bread before turning into
the sweeter treat it is today. It also became traditional to present
mothers with simnel cakes on Mothering Sunday.
6.Which company did the most
to popularise the hollow chocolate Easter egg?
chocolate Easter eggs had been made prior to 1875, the process had
been a laborious one, filling the moulds by hand. The combined
breakthroughs of the cocoa press made by Van Houten and a pure cocoa
by Cadbury earlier in the 19th century allowed Cadbury to
easily produce moulded chocolate.
7.How did the cross on the
hot cross bun originate?
A-Warding off evil
spirits-People were used to seeing a cross on baked products, as the
cross was placed on baked goods to ward off evil spirits that might
affect the bread and make it go mouldy or stale. The Good Friday
association was a later development.