Contest - Day 3 Daily Puzzle

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  1. Jason Menayan profile image60
    Jason Menayanposted 12 years ago

    Specifically, what is this food?

    3 guesses per person. smile

    http://imgur.com/eRCDi.jpg

    1. oceansnsunsets profile image87
      oceansnsunsetsposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      rice

    2. PhoenixV profile image62
      PhoenixVposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      okra

    3. PhoenixV profile image62
      PhoenixVposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      dates

    4. oceansnsunsets profile image87
      oceansnsunsetsposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      rye

    5. PhoenixV profile image62
      PhoenixVposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      dill

  2. Gordon Hamilton profile image94
    Gordon Hamiltonposted 12 years ago

    Sunflower seeds

  3. Lily Rose profile image86
    Lily Roseposted 12 years ago

    puffed wheat?

  4. E. A. Wright profile image74
    E. A. Wrightposted 12 years ago

    anise

  5. gamergirl profile image89
    gamergirlposted 12 years ago

    fennel?

    1. Jason Menayan profile image60
      Jason Menayanposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      gamergirl - a more specific answer might be correct (although this goes by a far more common name in English)

  6. Jason Menayan profile image60
    Jason Menayanposted 12 years ago

    Haven't seen it yet...

  7. gamergirl profile image89
    gamergirlposted 12 years ago

    starfruit?

  8. charanjeet kaur profile image61
    charanjeet kaurposted 12 years ago

    cardammom

  9. E. A. Wright profile image74
    E. A. Wrightposted 12 years ago

    vanilla

  10. Paige Masters profile image84
    Paige Mastersposted 12 years ago

    Anise

  11. gamergirl profile image89
    gamergirlposted 12 years ago

    fennel seeds!

    1. Jason Menayan profile image60
      Jason Menayanposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      I meant a type of fennel (seeds).

  12. Gordon Hamilton profile image94
    Gordon Hamiltonposted 12 years ago

    cumin seeds

    1. Jason Menayan profile image60
      Jason Menayanposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      A specific variety could be correct, too (again, goes by a far more common name in English)

  13. charanjeet kaur profile image61
    charanjeet kaurposted 12 years ago

    cumin seeds

  14. Anath profile image60
    Anathposted 12 years ago

    star anise?

  15. E. A. Wright profile image74
    E. A. Wrightposted 12 years ago

    licorice

  16. Paige Masters profile image84
    Paige Mastersposted 12 years ago

    dill

  17. Gordon Hamilton profile image94
    Gordon Hamiltonposted 12 years ago

    sesame seeds

  18. Anath profile image60
    Anathposted 12 years ago

    come on it has to be anise...

    1. Jason Menayan profile image60
      Jason Menayanposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Nope. smile

  19. charanjeet kaur profile image61
    charanjeet kaurposted 12 years ago

    aniseed

  20. sunforged profile image70
    sunforgedposted 12 years ago

    dill

  21. Angela Harris profile image67
    Angela Harrisposted 12 years ago

    Cumin seeds?

  22. Anath profile image60
    Anathposted 12 years ago

    barishap?

  23. Paige Masters profile image84
    Paige Mastersposted 12 years ago

    caraway... last guess

    1. Jason Menayan profile image60
      Jason Menayanposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      You've got it!

      Also apparently known as Meridian fennel or Persian cumin, it's the caraway seed.

      Here's the original pic:
      http://www.flickr.com/photos/joy_k/184496688/

      Paige, you have 3 bonus entries for the daily drawing for tomorrow!

      1. oceansnsunsets profile image87
        oceansnsunsetsposted 12 years agoin reply to this

        Congrats Paige

    2. PhoenixV profile image62
      PhoenixVposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations!

  24. gamergirl profile image89
    gamergirlposted 12 years ago

    Hrm.  The only names I know for fennel are sweet fennel and bitter fennel, but we only cook with sweet..

  25. alexandriaruthk profile image65
    alexandriaruthkposted 12 years ago

    caraway

  26. Paige Masters profile image84
    Paige Mastersposted 12 years ago

    Woo hoo!!!  That was hard, Jason!

    1. Jason Menayan profile image60
      Jason Menayanposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      It was - with that shape, they looked like shriveled up old bananas or vanilla pods to me. smile

      1. Paige Masters profile image84
        Paige Mastersposted 12 years agoin reply to this

        Or snakes, or some sort of parasite!

      2. Lily Rose profile image86
        Lily Roseposted 12 years agoin reply to this

        shriveled up bananas was actually my first thought!

  27. alexandriaruthk profile image65
    alexandriaruthkposted 12 years ago

    it got to be caraway am late

  28. charanjeet kaur profile image61
    charanjeet kaurposted 12 years ago

    Paige congrats, it was indeed hard. Jason you really got me at going with the guessing game.

    1. Jason Menayan profile image60
      Jason Menayanposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      I'm glad you guys are having fun with it. We did something similar a few years ago with the HubLove contest.

  29. oceansnsunsets profile image87
    oceansnsunsetsposted 12 years ago

    cardamom

  30. blessedmom profile image67
    blessedmomposted 12 years ago

    bitter fennel?

  31. elqalatawy profile image38
    elqalatawyposted 12 years ago

    Large Cumin

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