Quiz: Only Cooking Aficionados Will Be Able to Get 100% on This Chef Test

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Do you have what it takes in the kitchen?

Can you cook? Do you have a recipe book? Do you think you have what it takes to be a chef? Take this quiz to see how well you can prepare any meal!

 Aug 18, 2018
1 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Adding salt to water does what?
Makes it boil faster
Cools it down to room temperature
Makes it boil slower
2 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What are sweetbreads?
Desserts
Vegetables
Meats
3 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What does it mean when pasta is cooked al dente?
Soft
Sticky
Firm to the bite
4 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What does it mean to mince meat?
To cut it into small pieces
To season it
To fry it
5 of 18Choose Your Answer:
How can you determine if an egg is fresh?
By its color
If it cracks evenly
If it sinks to the bottom in a bowl of water and lays flat on its side
6 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What does smoke point mean?
When fat drips off meat on a grill
The point when oil starts to burn and smoke
The point when food tastes smoky
7 of 18Choose Your Answer:
To thicken a watery sauce, what should you add to it?
Flour or corn starch
Butter
Olive oil
8 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What type of food is a chanterelle?
Mushroom
Wine
Cheese
9 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Which of the following things is the first you should do before handling any food?
Get the proper cooking utensils
Consult a cookbook
Wash your hands
10 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What does it mean to blanch something?
To cook under strong direct heat
To bring two ingredients together
To immerse in rapidly boiling water and allow to cook slightly
11 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What color is a well done steak?
Pink and brown
Brown
Red
12 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What is gnocchi made from?
Pumpkin
Potato
Zucchini
13 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What is used for curing meat?
Pepper
Salt
Sugar
14 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Which of these is a spice?
Tumeric
Honey
Salt
15 of 18Choose Your Answer:
What makes bread rise?
Flour
Yeast
Heat
16 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Which of the following is a type of cheese?
Head cheese
Brie
Bordeaux
17 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Which of these need to be refrigerated?
Bread
Apples
Milk
18 of 18Choose Your Answer:
Which of these animals is considered poultry?
Cow
Chicken
Pig
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Are you a natural cook? Do you think you have what it takes to be a real master chef? Can you whip up a decent meal with very few ingredients or do you burn everything you touch? Test your skills about working in the kitchen with this fun but challenging quiz!

We live in a world where prepackaged meals are the norm and cooking is becoming more of a lost art, but there are still folks that take pride in their culinary skills. Food shows and recipe books are more popular than ever and are a strong testament that, even in our busy world, a home cooked meal is where it's at. Just ask any foodie you see!

Do you know how certain foods should be stored and cleaned before cooking? Do you know how to measure cups, grams, quarts, and liters? Do you remember how to grate, blanch, sear, batter, caramelize, clarify, drizzle, or fillet? Do you know how cooking with meat differs from cooking with fish? Do you know how to make different sauces from an au jus, cream, or pesto? Do you know what it means to make bread rise or to render fats? If you answered yes to any of those questions, this is the quiz for you. Answer these 18 tough questions about everything from cooking practices to the properties of certain foods. If you think you've got a culinary green thumb, grab your chef's hat, consult your recipes and cookbooks, pull out your kitchen utensils, and take this quiz. We're sure you'll not only ace it but whip up a delicious dish at the same time. Good luck!