Quiz: If You Can Get 10/15 On This Cooking Test, You've Got Jamaican Roots

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Jamaica'n me crazy mon!

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

 May 18, 2017
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 ___________.
unique texture
healthiness
flavor
3 of 15Pick the correct answer!
Which kind of stew is most popular in Jamaica?
Flounder
Pork
Oxtail
4 of 15Pick the correct answer!
The most unique ingredient of Jamaican rice and peas is its ___________.
peas
rice
allspice berries
5 of 15Pick the correct answer!
About how long does it take to make jerk chicken?
13 hours
30 minutes
2 hours
6 of 15Pick the correct answer!
What is Jamaica's national dish?
Acknee and saltfish
Jerk chicken
Ocktail stew
7 of 15Pick the correct answer!
"Burning the curry" means what?
putting curry in a crockpot
searing the pork with curry slowly
heating the oil with curry powder
8 of 15Pick the correct answer!
The flavor of red peas soup comes from what?
Red kidney beans
Oxtail
Curry
9 of 15Pick the correct answer!
One of the more unique popular Jamaican meats is which of the following?
pigtails
chicken
sweet breads
10 of 15Pick the correct answer!
A popular type of Jamaican fish is _________.
Escoveitched
seared
fried
11 of 15Pick the correct answer!
If you want easy-to-cook chicken, your best bet is _______.
jerk chicken
brown stew chicken
pan-fried chicken
12 of 15Pick the correct answer!
This food, sometimes served for breakfast in Jamaica, is thought to be a "power food."
brown rice
cornmeal porridge
yogurt
13 of 15Pick the correct answer!
Which of the following is the original Jamaican preserve?
relish
butter
hot pickled pepper
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
sorrel cocktail
smoothies
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