Quiz: This Food Quiz Will Determine If You're Really From Albuquerque


How well do you know your New Mexican cuisine?

Test to see if you are really from Albuquerque based on your knowledge of these classic New Mexican Foods.

 Jul 16, 2016
1 of 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
2 of 10Pick your answer!
What color corn is distinctive to New Mexico?
Blue corn
Green corn
Pink corn
3 of 10Pick your answer!
What is a "sopaipilla"?
A special type of New Mexican corn
A pastry served in place of bread or drizzled in honey as a dessert
A hot dish somewhat like a taco
4 of 10Pick your answer!
What is a "flauta'?
A small, tightly rolled, fried enchilada
A woman who doesn't know how to cook
A stir-fry of vegetables and pork
5 of 10Pick your answer!
Which of the following is typically absent in New Mexican cuisine?
Chili peppers
6 of 10Pick your answer!
What is in "mole sauce"?
Spices, almonds, red chile, tomatoes, and chocolate
Barbecue sauce, mustard, and pickles
Honey, water, and lemon
7 of 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
8 of 10Pick your answer!
What is a "churro"?
A famous vodka-based beverage
A fried-dough pastry sprinkled in sugar
An extra hot burrito
9 of 10Pick your answer!
What are "frijoles"?
People who refuse to eat New Mexican cuisine
10 of 10Pick your answer!
Which of the following are the "basic ingredients of New Mexico cooking"?
Pecans, brown sugar, and honey
Asparagus, corn, and sugar
Chili pepper, beans, and corn
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