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June 7, 2014

The Pantry Quiz #90

The Pantry Quiz

What is it?

Three of the most famous sauces in world cuisines -- aioli, skordalia and toum -- have one common pantry ingredient that defines them. What is it?

__________

Please leave your answer in the comments, and let us know whether you have this ingredient in your pantry.

[Last week's answer: Peanut butter is the best substitute for tahini, which is sesame paste.]

You can find many of the answers to The Pantry Quiz by using the search box at right, at the top of the page, to hunt for clues. Come back next Saturday for the answer to today's quiz question.

Comments

It's garlic. But I have never heard of skordalia or toum before this, so I question those two being 2 of 3 most famous sauces in world cuisine.

It's garlic

Garlic, and yes I have some all the time! We even grow it.

Garlic! A well used ingredient in my pantry. I had aoli last night with fondue bourguignonne at a French friend's home. Tried skordalia for the first time just recently but toum I had to google proving yet again that everyday's a school day :-)

Garlic! And I like mine heavy on the garlic please.

Garlic is in all sauces.

Garlic for the world!

Garlic, but I've only heard of aioli.
I've always got fresh garlic on hand.

3 Mediterranean sauces with the breath of life, garlic.

I had not a clue...until I scrolled down the list. Then it became obvious!

Garlic! I love skordalia. There's a Greek restaurant in town that makes the best!

Sarah

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