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

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Congratulations! You found the king cake baby! Now it's your turn to buy the next cake.

New Orleans is famous for its unique cuisine. This quiz has questions about the food ingredients and cookery in New Orleans cuisine.

 Apr 08, 2017
1 of 15Pick your answer!
The Creole version of any dish contains ________, but the Cajun one does not.
tomato
pesto
beef
2 of 15Pick your answer!
What three vegetables are called the "holy trinity" of Cajun cooking?
celery, cauliflower, and cinnamon
red bell pepper, green bell pepper, and sugar
celery, green bell pepper, and onion
3 of 15Pick your answer!
Gumbo filé is made from _________ leaves.
pine tree
sassafras
mushroom
4 of 15Pick your answer!
What do you call the creamy Louisiana candy made of cream, sugar, salted butter, vanilla, and pecans?
taffy
pralines
king cake
5 of 15Pick your answer!
What type of sausage is typically used in jambalaya?
merguez
chorizo
andouille
6 of 15Pick your answer!
When is king cake season in Louisiana?
all year long
from Christmas to New Years
from Epiphany to Mardi Gras
7 of 15Pick your answer!
What are beignets?
Fried pieces of dough that are topped with sugar or icing
Fried pieces of chicken topped with lemon
a type of baguette with cream cheese
8 of 15Pick your answer!
The coffee at Café du Monde is flavored with ________.
nutmeg
chicory
mint
9 of 15Pick your answer!
The famous sandwich that was invented in Louisiana is:
po' boy
grilled cheese
wedge
10 of 15Pick your answer!
A sandwich is "dressed" if it has _______.
ketchup
lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise
hot sauce and mustard
11 of 15Pick your answer!
In New Orleans, some restaurants serve red beans and rice only __________.
on Mondays
to people who buy alcohol
after 4:00 p.m.
12 of 15Pick your answer!
Complete the name of this popular food: Craw____
fish
salad
soup
13 of 15Pick your answer!
What is the stew that consists of a strongly-flavored stock, meat or shellfish, a thickener, and the "Holy Trinity" of vegetables?
Tomato and fish
Okra
Gumbo
14 of 15Pick your answer!
In Louisiana cuisine, what is roux?
a mix of flour and cooking fat used to make sauces and gravy
a cake served during Mardi Gras season
a type of tea
15 of 15Pick your answer!
If you ask for Tony's in a Louisiana restaurant, the waiter brings you _______.
a green canister with spicy seasoning salt
a breath mint
a contraption for shucking oysters
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