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

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Are you a true Jewish foodie?

This quiz will test your knowledge of classic Jewish dishes like latkes, matzo ball soup, challah, and pierogis. How many dishes do you know?

 Aug 09, 2018

1 of 18Pick your answer!

Tabbouleh is usually made with what grain?
Bulgur
Barley
Couscous

2 of 18Pick your answer!

What should a bagel have as a topping?
Cream cheese and lox
Just cream cheese
Hummus and tomato

3 of 18Pick your answer!

What are borekas?
Balls of chickpea dough fried in oil
Pockets of puff pastry usually filled with cheese, spinach, or potato
Lamb or turkey grilled on a spit and then served on hamburger buns
Pockets of pita with hummus inside

4 of 18Pick your answer!

Falafel is typically served in what kind of bread?
Rye
Challah
Pita

5 of 18Pick your answer!

These are also eaten on Hanukkah and are called _______
Jelly pie
Sufganiyot
Jelly donut

6 of 18Pick your answer!

Borsht is a ___ soup.
sweet
spicy
sour

7 of 18Pick your answer!

Krupnik is a soup made with ___.
rice
quinoa
barley

8 of 18Pick your answer!

Hamentash are triangle-shaped _____.
lollipops
cookies
muffins

9 of 18Pick your answer!

Cholent is a popular ___.
stew
salad dressing
ravioli

10 of 18Pick your answer!

Farfel is a type of ___ and is often toasted before cooked.
crouton
pasta
cracker

11 of 18Pick your answer!

Kneidlach is what type of soup?
Matzo ball
Tomato
Chicken noodle

12 of 18Pick your answer!

What type of food is challah?
fish
cheese
bread

13 of 18Pick your answer!

Knish is baked dough snack food that is filled with meat and what else?
potatoes
bread crumbs
turnips

14 of 18Pick your answer!

What type of food is a pierogi?
pasta salad
popcorn ball
dumplings

15 of 18Pick your answer!

What are holishkes stuffed with?
cabbage
duck
peppers

16 of 18Pick your answer!

Tzimmes is a sweet stew that is usually made from what ingredient?
sweet potatoes
carrots
lemons

17 of 18Pick your answer!

What are traditional latke's made out of?
bell peppers
potato
broccoli

18 of 18Pick your answer!

What are shkedei marak?
pea shoots
bagels
croutons
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