Quiz: Italian Cooking - It's A Thing. How Many Dishes Do You Know?

Do you know your cannoli from your capellini?

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 Jun 02, 2018
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Question: 1/20Pick the correct answer!


Which of the following is not on a "pizza margherita"?
Basil
Pepperoni
Tomato sauce

Question: 2/20Pick the correct answer!


What is the main ingredient of "melanzane parmigiana"?
Beef
Rice
Eggplant

Question: 3/20Pick the correct answer!


What is the main ingredient in "gnocchi"?
Cheese
Butter
Potato

Question: 4/20Pick the correct answer!


What are "cannolis" usually filled with?
Cream cheese
Buttercream
Ricotta cheese

Question: 5/20Pick the correct answer!


The Italian dish "Saltimbocca" traditionally uses what meat?
Deer
Veal
Beef

Question: 6/20Pick the correct answer!


Which of these pasta sauces is cream-based?
Alfredo
Amatriciana
Carbonara

Question: 7/20Pick the correct answer!


What Italian desert consists of layers of sponge cake soaked in coffee and brandy?
Tartufo
Ricotta pie
Tiramisu

Question: 8/20Pick the correct answer!


It is common for baked ziti to include all of the following EXCEPT?
meat
cheese
carrots

Question: 9/20Pick the correct answer!


The main ingredients in carbonara sauce are ________.
pesto and hot peppers
egg and bacon
anchovies and olives

Question: 10/20Pick the correct answer!


The main ingredients in bolognese sauce are _________.
basil and pine nuts
anchovies and olives
ground meat and tomato paste

Question: 11/20Pick the correct answer!


Besides spaghetti, the main ingredients in spaghetti alla puttanesca are ________.
anchovies and olives
capers and fish eyeballs
basil and pine nuts

Question: 12/20Pick the correct answer!


The main ingredients of caprese salad are tomato, basil, and _________ cheese.
mozzarella
American
Swiss

Question: 13/20Pick the correct answer!


The main ingredients in pesto alla genovese are _________.
capers and onions
basil and pine nuts
cream and parmesan cheese

Question: 14/20Pick the correct answer!


What are stuffed rice balls which are coated with bread crumbs and then deep fried called?
Arancini
Tiramisu
Zeppole

Question: 15/20Pick the correct answer!


What is grilled bread, olive oil, salt, tomatoes and other various toppings called?
Bruschetta
Sun dried tomato and arugula pizza
Lasagna

Question: 16/20Pick the correct answer!


An Italian dish that is described as Florentine or Fiorentina includes _____.
soy sauce
curry powder
spinach

Question: 17/20Pick the correct answer!


What are the two main ingredients in cacio e pepe?
Basil and pine nuts
Sugar and flour
Cheese and black pepper

Question: 18/20Pick the correct answer!


The sauce in spaghetti aglio e olio contains _____.
basil and pine nuts
garlic and olive oil
vodka and cream

Question: 19/20Pick the correct answer!


What does the Christmas cake, Panettone, usually contain?
Sultanas and fruit pieces
Black pepper
Lemon curd

Question: 20/20Pick the correct answer!


What is Italian white bread made from wheat flour, water, salt, olive oil, and yeast called?
Ciabatta
Pumpernickel
Bari
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