Only 4% Of People Will Cook Up a Perfect Score on This Culinary Quiz

Are you a whiz in the kitchen?

food, eating, cooking, movies/tv
Open Road Films
 Jul 05, 2018
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Question: 1/18Choose Your Answer:


What is is quickly submerging vegetables in boiling water?
Stewing
Blanching
Poaching

Question: 2/18Choose Your Answer:


What is a roux made of?
Egg and breadcrumbs
Water and egg
Butter and flour

Question: 3/18Choose Your Answer:


What does "au jus” mean?
Served with the natural juices cooked in
Cooked in wine
Cooked in lemon

Question: 4/18Choose Your Answer:


To "zest" a citrus fruit is to what?
Squeeze the fruit for its juice
Cut the fruit in half
Grate or scrape off part of the rind

Question: 5/18Choose Your Answer:


Liquid that is cooked down in order to be thickened has been what?
Glazed
Mulled
Reduced

Question: 6/18Choose Your Answer:


What country is Gorgonzola from?
France
Spain
Italy

Question: 7/18Choose Your Answer:


Which of these vegetables is a flower?
Beet
Tomato
Broccoli

Question: 8/18Choose Your Answer:


Which food additive is made from the bones and skin of animals?
Gelatin
Stevia
Xanthan gum

Question: 9/18Choose Your Answer:


What food is usually poached?
Eggs
Meat
Cheese

Question: 10/18Choose Your Answer:


What salad dressing is named after a region in New York?
Green goddess
Louis
Thousand Island

Question: 11/18Choose Your Answer:


What does it mean to clarify something in cooking?
To follow a recipe to the letter
To separate and remove solids from a liquid
To understand the cooking process

Question: 12/18Choose Your Answer:


Adding salt makes water do what?
Boil slower
Boil faster

Question: 13/18Choose Your Answer:


What kind of foods do you cure in cooking?
Breads
Meats
Vegetables

Question: 14/18Choose Your Answer:


What's a sommelier?
A wine enthusiast/expert
A person who's specialty in sauces
A person who looks for edible mushrooms

Question: 15/18Choose Your Answer:


What does it mean to fillet something?
To broil it
To lightly fry it
To remove the bones from it

Question: 16/18Choose Your Answer:


How many tablespoons are in 1 cup?
8
30
16

Question: 17/18Choose Your Answer:


Pasta cooked al dente will be what?
Very firm
Soft
Slightly firm to the bite

Question: 18/18Choose Your Answer:


What kind of nuts are used in pesto?
Cashews
Pine nuts
Peanuts
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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 cooking skills. Culinary shows, video and books are more popular than ever and a strong testament that, even in our busy world, a home cooked meal is where it's at.

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