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Can You Get More Than 15/20 On This European Food Quiz?

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  1. 1. Which of these pastas is rigatoni?

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The other two were casarecce and spirali.

  2. 2. Austria's national dish, Wiener schnitzel, is made from breaded cutlet of which meat?

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    Turkey
    Veal
    Chicken
  3. 3. What is the main ingredient in the traditional eastern European soup, borscht?

    Potato
    Potato
    Turnip
    Turnip
    Beetroot
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    Beetroot
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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Beetroot!

    Beetroot!
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  4. 4. Which country is serrano ham from?

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    Spain
    Italy
    France
  5. 5. What type of pastry is used to make beef Wellington?

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    Filo
    Puff
    Hot water crust
  6. 6. Which of these is a vital ingredient in aioli?

    Black olives
    Black olives
    Mustard
    Mustard
    Garlic
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    Garlic
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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Garlic!

    It's a dip made from garlic, oil, and sometimes egg.

    Garlic!
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  7. 7. You would use fish roe to make which Greek dip?

    Taramasalata
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    Taramasalata
    Skordalia
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    Skordalia
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    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Taramasalata!

    It's traditionally made from cod or carp roe.

  8. 8. What type of cheese is this?

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    Roquefort
    Parmesan
    Manchego
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Manchego!

    It's a Spanish sheep's cheese.

  9. 9. What is the name of this French dish?

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    Andouillette
    Cassoulet
    Raclette
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Cassoulet!

    Andouillette is a type of tripe sausage and raclette is melted cheese with potatoes and ham.

  10. 10. Which of these are köfte?

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The other two were dolma and hamsi.

  11. 11. Where does goulash originate from?

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    Czech Republic
    Estonia
    Hungary
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Hungary!

    It's a seasoned meat and vegetable stew often served with dumplings.

  12. 12. Which of these ingredients would you definitely find on a pizza capricciosa?

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ham!

    A capricciosa has Italian baked ham, mozzarella, tomato, mushrooms, and artichoke on it.

    Ham!
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  13. 13. What is the main ingredient in the Nordic dish, gravlax?

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Cured salmon!

    It's raw cured salmon cured in salt, sugar, and dill, with a a dill and mustard sauce. It's often served on thin bread or with boiled potatoes.

    Cured salmon!
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  14. 14. Which country does gouda come from?

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    Denmark
    Belgium
    The Netherlands
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The Netherlands!

    It's a Dutch cow's cheese.

  15. 15. Bouillabaisse is a type of French stew made primarily from...

    Seafood
    Seafood
    Meat
    Meat
    Vegetables
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    Vegetables
    Via Thinkstock
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's a seafood stew!

    It's a seafood stew!
    Via foodjimoto.com
  16. 16. Which of these German sausages are weißwurst?

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The other two were bockwurst and bratwurst.

  17. 17. Which country would you associate these sweet egg tarts with?

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    Spain
    Portugal
    Croatia
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Portugal!

    They're called pastel de nata, and are made with egg and custard.

  18. 18. What type of meat is used in cottage pie?

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    Beef
    Lamb
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Beef!

    If it was lamb it would be a shepherd's pie.

  19. 19. What type of food are pierogi?

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    Pastries
    Dumplings
    Pancakes
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    They're Polish dumplings!

    They're Polish dumplings!
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  20. 20. And finally, which country does stollen come from?

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    Germany
    Austria
    Switzerland
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Germany!

    It's a kind of German cake often eaten at Christmas.

Can You Get More Than 15/20 On This European Food Quiz?

In the bin!

Your knowledge of European food isn't great, but don't worry, that just means you get to eat loads more of it to swot up!

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Average meal!

Your food knowledge is OK, but you're definitely not an expert yet. Only one thing for it – you best keep eating.

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Pretty tasty!

Your food knowledge is pretty good, and you definitely know more about food than a lot of your friends, but you aren't quite an expert yet.

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Michelin star!

You're clearly an expert on European food, congratulations, you know your stuff!

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