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How Much Do You Actually Know About International Food?

How adventurous is your eating style?

  1. Which of these Chinese cuisines is known for bold, spicy flavors from hot chilis and peppercorns.

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    Sichuan Cuisine

    Sichuan food is one of the most widely served Chinese cuisines in the U.S., and it is known for its big, spicy flavors. Sichuan food is heavy on flavors like black vinegar, dried chilies chili, garlic and Sichuan peppercorns. Some popular dishes include dan dan noodles, kung pao chicken, and mapo tofu.

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  2. Which of these foods is not a type of dumpling

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    Bun Cha

    Momos are steamed dumplings from Nepal and Tibet, Xiao Long Bao are soup dumplings typical of Shanghai cuisine, and Pierogi are dumplings from Poland that are stuffed with sweet or savory fillings. Bun Cha, while delicious, is not a kind of dumpling. It's is a Vietnamese dish make with pork meatballs over rice noodles.

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  3. Which of the following is a common Japanese street food?

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    Takoyaki

    Takoyaki are little fried balls made of seasoned batter and octopus. They're crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, and popular all over Japan from Hokkaido to Osaka. This popular fast food that can be found anywhere from street stalls to food markets.

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  4. Which of these foods is not Latin American?

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    Paella

    Empanadas (savory, fried meat pastries), ceviche (cured fish), and Cazuela (a comforting stew) are all dishes you'll find around Latin America. Paella is a Spanish rice dish, originally from the city of Valencia, that is cooked in a large pan and usually contains a mixture of meat (chicken, chorizo) and seafood (mussels, shrimp, and lobster).

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  5. Which of these is not a type of bread you might find on an Indian menu?

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    Chaat

    Puri, chapati, and naan are three types of bread you'll find throughout India. Chaat is a very popular Indian dish, but it isn't a type of bread. Chaat refers to a savory Indian snack sold in street food stalls. Sometimes chaat is served on fried dough, but not necessarily. For example, you'll find chaat made with fried potato, chickpeas, and spicy chutney or with lentil fritters topped with yogurt sauce.

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  6. Yakitori is a Japanese meal that traditionally includes:

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    Grilled chicken skewers

    Yakitori is a style of Japanese cooking where different cuts of chicken (breasts, thighs, skin, and even liver) are skewered and grilled over a charcoal fire. While yakitori traditionally refers to only chicken, some yakitori restaurants will serve other types of meat and vegetables.

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  7. You can expect to see all these dishes on a French dessert menu except:

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    Cassoulet

    Tarte tatin, cherry clafoutis, and mille feuille are three delicious and popular French desserts. Cassoulet, on the other hand, is a savory dinner recipe from Southwestern France. It's a hearty country stew-like recipe, made with white beans, vegetables, and one or more kinds of meat like chicken, sausage, lamb, and duck confit.

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  8. Nikkei food is a combination of which two global cuisines?

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    Peruvian and Japanese

    Nikkei food is a term that refers to a blend of Japanese and Peruvian cooking, which uses flavors, ingredients, and cooking techniques from the two cuisines.

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  9. Which of these foods would you probably not find on a Filipino menu?

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    Larb

    Arroz caldo, sisig, and lumpia are three classic Filipino recipes. Larb, however, is a dish you'll find in Thailand and Laos. It is a sort of chopped meat salad often made with chicken or pork and other ingredients that can include basil, onion, mint, red chiles, fish sauce, and lime.

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