Contest - Day 3 Daily Puzzle

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  1. Jason Menayan profile image59
    Jason Menayanposted 8 years ago

    Specifically, what is this food?

    3 guesses per person. smile

    http://imgur.com/eRCDi.jpg

    1. oceansnsunsets profile image87
      oceansnsunsetsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      rice

    2. PhoenixV profile image66
      PhoenixVposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      okra

    3. PhoenixV profile image66
      PhoenixVposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      dates

    4. oceansnsunsets profile image87
      oceansnsunsetsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      rye

    5. PhoenixV profile image66
      PhoenixVposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      dill

  2. Gordon Hamilton profile image96
    Gordon Hamiltonposted 8 years ago

    Sunflower seeds

  3. Lily Rose profile image87
    Lily Roseposted 8 years ago

    puffed wheat?

  4. E. A. Wright profile image87
    E. A. Wrightposted 8 years ago

    anise

  5. gamergirl profile image60
    gamergirlposted 8 years ago

    fennel?

    1. Jason Menayan profile image59
      Jason Menayanposted 8 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 image59
    Jason Menayanposted 8 years ago

    Haven't seen it yet...

  7. gamergirl profile image60
    gamergirlposted 8 years ago

    starfruit?

  8. charanjeet kaur profile image61
    charanjeet kaurposted 8 years ago

    cardammom

  9. E. A. Wright profile image87
    E. A. Wrightposted 8 years ago

    vanilla

  10. Paige Masters profile image80
    Paige Mastersposted 8 years ago

    Anise

  11. gamergirl profile image60
    gamergirlposted 8 years ago

    fennel seeds!

    1. Jason Menayan profile image59
      Jason Menayanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I meant a type of fennel (seeds).

  12. Gordon Hamilton profile image96
    Gordon Hamiltonposted 8 years ago

    cumin seeds

    1. Jason Menayan profile image59
      Jason Menayanposted 8 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 8 years ago

    cumin seeds

  14. Anath profile image70
    Anathposted 8 years ago

    star anise?

  15. E. A. Wright profile image87
    E. A. Wrightposted 8 years ago

    licorice

  16. Paige Masters profile image80
    Paige Mastersposted 8 years ago

    dill

  17. Gordon Hamilton profile image96
    Gordon Hamiltonposted 8 years ago

    sesame seeds

  18. Anath profile image70
    Anathposted 8 years ago

    come on it has to be anise...

    1. Jason Menayan profile image59
      Jason Menayanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Nope. smile

  19. charanjeet kaur profile image61
    charanjeet kaurposted 8 years ago

    aniseed

  20. sunforged profile image75
    sunforgedposted 8 years ago

    dill

  21. Angela Harris profile image70
    Angela Harrisposted 8 years ago

    Cumin seeds?

  22. Anath profile image70
    Anathposted 8 years ago

    barishap?

  23. Paige Masters profile image80
    Paige Mastersposted 8 years ago

    caraway... last guess

    1. Jason Menayan profile image59
      Jason Menayanposted 8 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 8 years agoin reply to this

        Congrats Paige

    2. PhoenixV profile image66
      PhoenixVposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations!

  24. gamergirl profile image60
    gamergirlposted 8 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 image74
    alexandriaruthkposted 8 years ago

    caraway

  26. Paige Masters profile image80
    Paige Mastersposted 8 years ago

    Woo hoo!!!  That was hard, Jason!

    1. Jason Menayan profile image59
      Jason Menayanposted 8 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 image80
        Paige Mastersposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Or snakes, or some sort of parasite!

      2. Lily Rose profile image87
        Lily Roseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        shriveled up bananas was actually my first thought!

  27. alexandriaruthk profile image74
    alexandriaruthkposted 8 years ago

    it got to be caraway am late

  28. charanjeet kaur profile image61
    charanjeet kaurposted 8 years ago

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

    1. Jason Menayan profile image59
      Jason Menayanposted 8 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 8 years ago

    cardamom

  30. blessedmom profile image80
    blessedmomposted 8 years ago

    bitter fennel?

  31. elqalatawy profile image44
    elqalatawyposted 8 years ago

    Large Cumin

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