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How well do you know your New Mexican cuisine?

 Jul 16, 2016
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Question: 1/10Pick your answer!

What is "chorizo?
Spicy pork sausage with garlic and red chile
A special dessert with chili peppers
A nickname for the chef of a restaurant

Question: 2/10Pick your answer!

What color corn is distinctive to New Mexico?
Pink corn
Green corn
Blue corn

Question: 3/10Pick your answer!

What is a "sopaipilla"?
A pastry served in place of bread or drizzled in honey as a dessert
A hot dish somewhat like a taco
A special type of New Mexican corn

Question: 4/10Pick your answer!

What is a "flauta'?
A woman who doesn't know how to cook
A small, tightly rolled, fried enchilada
A stir-fry of vegetables and pork

Question: 5/10Pick your answer!

Which of the following is typically absent in New Mexican cuisine?
Chili peppers

Question: 6/10Pick your answer!

What is in "mole sauce"?
Honey, water, and lemon
Barbecue sauce, mustard, and pickles
Spices, almonds, red chile, tomatoes, and chocolate

Question: 7/10Pick your answer!

What are "tamales"?
Dessert pizzas with whipped cream
A special kind of fruit grown in New Mexico
Meat rolled in cornmeal dough, wrapped in corn husks and steamed

Question: 8/10Pick your answer!

What is a "churro"?
A famous vodka-based beverage
An extra hot burrito
A fried-dough pastry sprinkled in sugar

Question: 9/10Pick your answer!

What are "frijoles"?
People who refuse to eat New Mexican cuisine

Question: 10/10Pick your answer!

Which of the following are the "basic ingredients of New Mexico cooking"?
Pecans, brown sugar, and honey
Chili pepper, beans, and corn
Asparagus, corn, and sugar
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