Quiz: Do You Actually Know These 16 Culinary Words All Chefs Should Know?

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Are you a culinary champion?

How well do you know these basic words that every great chef should know featuring things like au jus and larding.

 Sep 21, 2017
1 of 16Pick Your Answer!
Which of the following would you not find on an Italian menu?
Spaghetti Carbonara
Souvlaki
Caprese Salad
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How would you describe "al dente" pasta?
Squishy
Firm
Gluten free
3 of 16Pick Your Answer!
On what food item might you find "fondant"?
A cake
A pizza
A steak
4 of 16Pick Your Answer!
"Julienne" is a method of ______.
cutting
pureeing
seasoning
5 of 16Pick Your Answer!
How many pastries are in a baker's dozen?
11
13
12
6 of 16Pick Your Answer!
Which of the following is not a vegetable?
Carrot
Tomato
Zucchini
7 of 16Pick Your Answer!
The method of adding alcohol to create flames is called ________.
Flambe
Fire-Grilled
Lit
8 of 16Pick Your Answer!
What is "basting"?
Cooking meat with its juices or using a sauce or marinade
Adding berries when you're cooking meat
Meat juice thickened with arrowroot
9 of 16Pick Your Answer!
Which is smallest?
Diced
Chopped
Minced
10 of 16Pick Your Answer!
When you poach something, you cook it with _____.
oil
bacon
liquid
11 of 16Pick Your Answer!
Rémoulade is most similar to which of the following?
Tartar Sauce
Strawberry Jam
Ketchup
12 of 16Pick Your Answer!
What is heating a liquid to its boiling point called?
Staling
Scald
Sear
13 of 16Pick Your Answer!
What herb is one of the main ingredients of pesto?
Basil
Rosemary
Oregano
14 of 16Pick Your Answer!
How is steak tartare served?
Raw
Medium
Well done
15 of 16Pick Your Answer!
A cleaver is a type of...
Pan
Vegetable
Knife
16 of 16Pick Your Answer!
What consistency is something after you puree it?
Creamy and paste-like
Finely diced
Chunky
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