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.
pesto
beef
tomato
2 of 15Pick your answer!
What three vegetables are called the "holy trinity" of Cajun cooking?
celery, green bell pepper, and onion
red bell pepper, green bell pepper, and sugar
celery, cauliflower, and cinnamon
3 of 15Pick your answer!
Gumbo filé is made from _________ leaves.
sassafras
mushroom
pine tree
4 of 15Pick your answer!
What do you call the creamy Louisiana candy made of cream, sugar, salted butter, vanilla, and pecans?
king cake
pralines
taffy
5 of 15Pick your answer!
What type of sausage is typically used in jambalaya?
chorizo
andouille
merguez
6 of 15Pick your answer!
When is king cake season in Louisiana?
from Epiphany to Mardi Gras
all year long
from Christmas to New Years
7 of 15Pick your answer!
What are beignets?
Fried pieces of chicken topped with lemon
a type of baguette with cream cheese
Fried pieces of dough that are topped with sugar or icing
8 of 15Pick your answer!
The coffee at Café du Monde is flavored with ________.
mint
chicory
nutmeg
9 of 15Pick your answer!
The famous sandwich that was invented in Louisiana is:
wedge
grilled cheese
po' boy
10 of 15Pick your answer!
A sandwich is "dressed" if it has _______.
hot sauce and mustard
ketchup
lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise
11 of 15Pick your answer!
In New Orleans, some restaurants serve red beans and rice only __________.
after 4:00 p.m.
on Mondays
to people who buy alcohol
12 of 15Pick your answer!
Complete the name of this popular food: Craw____
soup
salad
fish
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
Gumbo
Okra
14 of 15Pick your answer!
In Louisiana cuisine, what is roux?
a type of tea
a mix of flour and cooking fat used to make sauces and gravy
a cake served during Mardi Gras season
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 contraption for shucking oysters
a breath mint
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