Kathie Lee & Hoda: Madelyn’s Food Fight
Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb talked with Madelyn Fernstrom, Today Show‘s Diet and Nutrition Editor, as she shared the truth about French Food, as they prepare to celebrate Bastille Day and indulge in the most elegant treats to celebrate their culture, including Crepe Vs Croissant, Brie Cheese and much more.
French Food: Champagne Review
Question: All champagne is made in France?
Answer: The correct answer is true. Madelyn Fernstrom said that champagne is made in France and everything else is sparkling white wine.
French Food: Salad Nicoise Review
Question: Which of these ingredients is not found in a Salad Nicoise?
- Black Olives
- Green Beans
Answer: The correct answer is chicken.
French Food: Brie Cheese Review
Question: You have a one ounce serving of Brie Cheese and a one ounce serving of bread. Does this have more or less than 200 calories?
Answer: The correct answer is less! Madelyn Fernstrom said it has 150 calories, which is why all the French women are skinny!
French Food: Crepe Vs Croissant
Question: Which has lower calories?
- Crepe with strawberries
- Croissant with strawberry jam
Answer: The correct answer is crepe with strawberries.
French Food: Pastis Review
Question: Madelyn Fernstrom said a popular drink before dinner in France is called Pastis. What is it flavored with?
Answer: The correct answer is licorice.
French Food: Cognac Vs Calvados Vs Armagnac
Question: Madelyn Fernstrom said for an after dinner cocktail, which of these French favorites is flavored with apples?
Answer: The correct answer is Calvados.
French Food: Macaroons Vs Isabelle Vs Madeleines
Question: These are small, shell-shaped French cookies. They’re not only popular, but also referred to in French literature. What are they called?
Answer: The correct answer is Madeleines.