Quiz: A True Jamaican Should Get 15/15 On This Food Test. Can You?

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From jerk chicken to beef patties to oxtail stew, this cooking quiz features tons of Jamaican favorites.

 Jan 27, 2018

1 of 15Pick the correct answer!

Jamaican beef patties are what kind of food?
pastries
casserole
grilled meat

2 of 15Pick the correct answer!

Jamaican jerk is known for its ___________.
healthiness
flavor
unique texture

3 of 15Pick the correct answer!

Which kind of stew is most popular in Jamaica?
Oxtail
Pork
Flounder

4 of 15Pick the correct answer!

The most unique ingredient of Jamaican rice and peas is its ___________.
rice
allspice berries
peas

5 of 15Pick the correct answer!

About how long does it take to make jerk chicken?
2 hours
13 hours
30 minutes

6 of 15Pick the correct answer!

What is Jamaica's national dish?
Ocktail stew
Acknee and saltfish
Jerk chicken

7 of 15Pick the correct answer!

"Burning the curry" means what?
heating the oil with curry powder
putting curry in a crockpot
searing the pork with curry slowly

8 of 15Pick the correct answer!

The flavor of red peas soup comes from what?
Oxtail
Red kidney beans
Curry

9 of 15Pick the correct answer!

One of the more unique popular Jamaican meats is which of the following?
sweet breads
chicken
pigtails

10 of 15Pick the correct answer!

A popular type of Jamaican fish is _________.
fried
seared
Escoveitched

11 of 15Pick the correct answer!

If you want easy-to-cook chicken, your best bet is _______.
pan-fried chicken
jerk chicken
brown stew chicken

12 of 15Pick the correct answer!

This food, sometimes served for breakfast in Jamaica, is thought to be a "power food."
cornmeal porridge
yogurt
brown rice

13 of 15Pick the correct answer!

Which of the following is the original Jamaican preserve?
hot pickled pepper
butter
relish

14 of 15Pick the correct answer!

What culture is much of Jamaican cooking based around?
African
British
Irish

15 of 15Pick the correct answer!

Which of the following is a Jamaican beverage?
Arnold Palmer
smoothies
sorrel cocktail
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