FCE Listening Practice Test 30 - EngExam.info
FCE Listening Practice Test 30

FCE Listening Practice Test 30

Part 2

You will hear a radio programme about a famous dessert dish. For questions 9-18, complete the sentences with a word or short phrase.


Pavlova is a dessert that takes its name after 9 Anna Pavlova.
It is believed that the dessert had been created to celebrate Pavlova’s tour of Australia and 10   in the 1920s.
One of the common festive meals the dessert is served at is 11 .
Professor Helen Leach, a culinary anthropologist at the University of Otago in New Zealand, has researched the dessert and compiled a series of cookbooks containing 12 Pavlova recipes.
Some sources point at Bert Sachse as the original creator of the dish at the Esplanade Hotel in 13 in 1935.
Matthew Evans from The Sydney Morning Herald said that  14 about the pavlova’s origins is not likely to be found.
The process of making Pavlova involves 15 into a thick mass, with other ingredients such as sugar and vinegar added later.
16 is where raspberry topping seems to be the most popular one.
Ready-to-be-made pavlovas can be bought, that require little effort to make and only need both 17 added to them.
New Zealand’s national museum, Te Papa, made 18 in February 1999 memorable by creating the largest pavlova in existence, called ‘Pavzilla’.

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