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Updated on Sep 24, 2019. Posted on Apr 20, 2018

Only True Europeans Can Ace This Food Quiz

Don't say I didn't warn you.

  1. What's the name of this British dessert?

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    It's an Eton mess.

    Eton mess is traditionally made with meringues, strawberries, and whipped double cream.

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  2. What are these dumplings called in Poland?

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    They're called pierogi.

    They can be filled with potato, mushrooms, cheese, sauerkraut, and other ingredients.

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  3. What country does serrano ham come from?

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    Jamón serrano is produced in Spain.

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  4. What spice will you find in lussebullar?

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    Lussebullar are Swedish saffron buns.

    They're traditionally eaten on St. Lucia's Day in December.

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  5. Which European city is famous for its schnitzel?

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    Wiener schnitzel is a specialty of Viennese cuisine.

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  6. What is the name of these Portuguese pastries?

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    These delicious egg custard tarts are called pastéis de nata.

    They're also called pastéis de Belém.

  7. Which of these is
    farfalle?

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    Farfalle are also known as bow tie pasta.

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  8. What's the main spice used to season beef goulash?

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    Goulash is a traditional Hungarian dish seasoned with paprika.

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  9. Which of these desserts is traditionally served for Christmas in Denmark?

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    Risalamande is the traditional Christmas dessert in Denmark.

    It's a rich and delicious almond dessert made with a base of rice pudding mixed with chopped almonds and whipped cream and topped with cherry sauce.

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  10. What's the main ingredient in taramasalata?

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    Taramasalata is a Greek dip made of fish roe.

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  11. Which of these French pastries is a Saint Honoré?

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    A Saint Honoré is a traditional French pastry made with cream puffs, pastry cream, and whipped cream.

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  12. Which of these pastries is a gugelhupf?

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    A gugelhupf (or kouglof) is a bundt cake that's popular all over Central Europe.

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  13. Which of these dishes is a banista?

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    Banitsa is a Bulgarian dish made with filo pastry and cheese.

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  14. What are these Belgian biscuits called?

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    Speculoos (or Speculaas) are popular in Belgium, the Netherlands, and France.

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