Trivia challenge

McIvor Times - - RABBIT STEW - Method Source: 25 years ago 1992 Fe­bru­ary 5, 50 years ago

1. To­day we as­so­ciate love with the heart, but this wasn’t al­ways the case. In me­dieval times, which in­ter­nal or­gan was be­lieved to cause love? a. The brain, b. The spleen, c. The liver or d. The pan­creas. 2. "The Power of Love" was a top 20 hit for which of the fol­low­ing? a. Jen­nifer Rush, b. Meat Loaf, c. T-Rex or d. Jon Bon Jovi. 3. Which Ro­man god was ei­ther de­picted as a plump cherub with a bow and ar­row, or as a hand­some teenager? a. Venus, b. Cupid, c. Aphrodite or d. Eros. 4. Who is the first poet known to have writ­ten "Roses are red, vi­o­lets are blue"? a. Wil­liam Shake­speare, b. Ed­mund Spenser, c. John Keats or d. Lord By­ron. 5. Which one of these can you NOT hire as a wed­ding venue? a. The Em­pire State build­ing, b. Juliet's bal­cony in Verona, c. Wind­sor Cas­tle or d. Ed­in­burgh Cas­tle.

Weekly recipe


Hearts In­gre­di­ents 250g but­ter, soft­ened One half tsp vanilla bean ex­tract One third cup caster sugar 2 and a quar­ter cups flour One quar­ter cup rice flour 225g Cad­bury Milk Choco­late Melts Milk Short­bread

1. Cream the but­ter, vanilla and sugar un­til light and fluffy, then stir in sifted flours to make a soft dough. Roll between 2 pieces of bak­ing pa­per to 3mm thick­ness then chill for 15 min­utes or un­til firm. 2. Cut heart shapes with a 7- 8cm cut­ter, and a smaller 2cm cut­ter for the cen­tre. Reroll the dough gen­tly to make more bis­cuits. Place on greased trays and bake in a mod­er­ately slow oven 150°C for 25 min­utes or un­til pale golden. Cool on a wire rack for 5 min­utes be­fore lift­ing off onto rack to cool com­pletely. Store in an air­tight con­tainer un­til re­quired. 3. Place the bis­cuits on bak­ing pa­per lined trays. Melt 2/3 of the choco­late very gen­tly in a glass bowl over sim­mer­ing wa­ter. Re­move from the heat then stir in the re­main­ing choco­late un­til smooth and melted. Spoon the melted choco­late into a pip­ing bag then pipe into the cen­tre of each bis­cuit. Al­low the choco­late to set at room tem­per­a­ture then store in an air­tight con­tainer un­til re­quired. Serves: 24


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