Quiz: Only A Louisiana Native Would Get Over 60% On This Cajun Quiz

Things are getting too spicy for the pepper!

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 May 18, 2018
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Question: 1/18Choose your answer!


What is a spicy Cajun stew prepared with rice and, usually shrimp or crawfish?
Étouffée
Toffee
Creole

Question: 2/18Complete the sentence!


Jambalaya is a spicy dish made with a protein and ________.
jam
lentils
rice

Question: 3/18Choose your answer!


Gumbo is a stew thickened with this popular Louisiana table seasoning:
Andouille
Filé
Boudin

Question: 4/18Choose your answer!


“Boudin balls” are battered, deep-fried, and bite-sized pieces of...
Crawfish
Plantain
Sausage

Question: 5/18Complete the sentence!


Po’ Boys are served ___________.
Fried
Hot
Frozen

Question: 6/18Choose your answer!


In Louisiana at most cajun places, you can find this type of meat on the menu:
Alligator
Whale
Turkey

Question: 7/18Choose your answer!


Macque choux is a side dish sometimes served in a pie crust made of:
corn, bell pepper, and onion
potato, garlic, and paprika
carrots, brown sugar, and onion

Question: 8/18Complete the sentence!


Pain perdu is most comparable to...
French Toast
Beef Stew
Bread Pudding

Question: 9/18Choose your answer!


Are Cajun and Creole food is the same thing?
No, although there is some overlap in ingredients.
Yes, they are exactly the same.
No, they are from different states.

Question: 10/18Choose your answer!


Filé powder is made from...
Alligator skin
Sassafrass
Tree bark

Question: 11/18Fill in the blank!


The cajuns descended from _____________ settlers.
French
German
Spanish

Question: 12/18Choose your answer!


In French, Étouffée means what?
"to smoke"
"to smother"
"to roast"

Question: 13/18Choose your answer!


The "Holy Trinity" of Cajun cooking includes which 3 ingredients?
Brown sugar, paprika, and cinnamon
Lemon, dill, and cumin
Bell pepper, onions and celery

Question: 14/18Choose your answer!


Cajun food has a heavy emphasis on:
Sugars
Fruit
Seafood

Question: 15/18Choose your answer!


“Pinch the tail and suck the head” refers to...
Fishing
Eating crawfish
Sexual activities

Question: 16/18Complete the sentence!


Ingredients for Cajun cousine are predominantly...
Brought in from Brazil.
From the swamps.
Imported.

Question: 17/18Choose your answer!


Which of these ingredients was incorporated to "stretch" the dish?
Sweet potato
Rice
Cayenne Pepper

Question: 18/18Choose your answer!


If prepared correctly, Cajun food should be:
Spiced and seasoned, but not too spicy.
Very sweet.
Extremely spicy.
Women.com | Quiz Facts

The Cajuns, who are also known as Acadians are an ethnic group that was deported by the British from Acadia in Canada to the Acadiana region of Louisiana. Their cuisine is known as being rustic and more rural than Creole, which was consumed by the European settlers who used imported ingredients. Cajun is made mostly from ingredients that could be found in the swamps of Louisiana-The Cajuns made use of the land and what was available to them, which made for food that centered around seafood, rice, and seasonings like red bell pepper, cayenne, and onions. Anyone who lives in Louisiana or who has visited knows that Cajun is still a big deal in Louisiana, and all of the locals can recognize the iconic Cajun dishes. Take this fun women.com quiz about Cajun cuisine to see if your knowledge matches that of a Louisiana Local. You might get some nostalgia for Louisiana, and you'll most definitely get HUNGRY! No matter what result you end up with, make sure to share this quiz with your friends and family who have roots in Louisiana so that they can have a conversation with you about Cajun cuisine. Maybe you can make a lunch date with a friend to try the dishes that you don't recognize, or just the ones that after taking this quiz you realize you need immediately!