Quiz: Only Italians Have Scored Over 70% On This Cooking Test. Will You?

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Real Italians can cook. Are you one of them?

Take this quiz to prove that you're a true Italian by answering questions about pasta, Italian sauces and other Italian treats.

 Apr 23, 2018

1 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Which pasta is ideal with bolognese?
Farfelle
Tagliatelle
Bucatini

2 of 18True or False?

Real coffee is always made on the stovetop.
Only the good stuff is made fresh on the stove!
Literally, that is what a Keurig is for.

3 of 18Pick your answer!

Commonly used in Southern Italian cooking, what kind of vegetable is "La Melanzana"?
Zucchini
Eggplant
Pumpkin

4 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Which is thicker: spaghetti or fettuccini?
Fettuccini
They're the same
Spaghetti

5 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Pesto is made primarily of ______.
Basil
Chives
Parsley

6 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Which kind of cheese is usually put on pasta?
Provolone
Mozzarella
Parmesan

7 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Meats like prosciutto and mortadella come from which animal?
Lamb
Pig
Cow

8 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Which sauce is often made for lasagna?
Puttanesca
Alfredo
Bechamel

9 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Which of these ingredients is NOT included in traditional carbonara?
Cream
Egg
Cheese

10 of 18Pick Your Answer!

What is the main ingredient in gnocchi?
Cheese
Potato
Butter

11 of 18Pick Your Answer!

What does the Christmas cake, Panettone, usually contain?
Sultanas and fruit pieces
Lemon curd
Custard

12 of 18Pick Your Answer!

What are cannolis usually filled with?
Cream cheese
Buttercream
Ricotta cheese

13 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Which of these sauces is spicy?
Marinara
Arrabbiata
Bolognese

14 of 18Pick Your Answer!

What Italian desert consists of layers of sponge cake soaked in coffee and brandy?
Ricotta pie
Tiramisu
Tartufo

15 of 18Pick Your Answer!

When is the antipasto served in a meal?
Before the main course
Before dessert
Before the entrée

16 of 18Pick Your Answer!

How are arancini balls usually prepared?
Fried
Baked
Boiled

17 of 18Pick Your Answer!

What does tiramisu translate to?
Pick me up
Life is sweet
Coffee break

18 of 18Pick Your Answer!

What kind of fish is bacala?
Snapper
Salmon
Salt cod
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