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Only Professional Chefs Can Get 10/10 On This Difficult Cooking Quiz

And if you really don't know anything about cooking, just do your best and learn a thing or two.

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  1. Which of these foods has been julienned?
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  2. Which of these ingredients is NOT rich in umami?
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    Cilantro
    Cilantro
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    Soy sauce
    Soy sauce
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    Shitake mushrooms
    Shitake mushrooms
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    Parmesan cheese
    Parmesan cheese
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    Umami is known as the fifth of the basic tastes detected by human beings. The other four are saltiness, sweetness, sourness, and bitterness.

  3. What is an emulsion?
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    The result of pressure cooking a dish.
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    The result of using a food processor.
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    A mixture of two liquids that normally don't mix.
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    The transformation of a food from the solid state to the liquid state.
  4. Which of these is an emulsion?
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    Wine
    Wine
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    Honey
    Honey
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    Olive oil
    Olive oil
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    Mayonnaise
    Mayonnaise
  5. Which of these images shows deglazing?
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    Deglazing is the use of a liquid (usually cooking wine) to loosen and dissolve the caramelized food particles from the bottom of the pot.

  6. What are the main ingredients in a b├ęchamel sauce?
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    Egg yolk and butter.
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    Milk, butter, and flour.
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    Tomato, olive oil, and basil.
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    Basil, olive oil, pine nuts, and cheese.
  7. Which of these<br>would you use to&nbsp;<br>sous-vide something?
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    Sous-vide is a method of cooking food inside of a plastic bag, generally submerged in water, at low temperatures that are controlled with a high level of precision.

  8. Which of these is<br>a faux pas in an<br>Italian kitchen?
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    Breaking spaghetti in half so that it fits in the pot.
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    Letting the pasta get reeaallyy mushy.
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    Grating cheese over fish.
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    Putting cream in carbonara.
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    All of the above.
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    Italian chefs take food extremely seriously.

  9. Which of these ingredients will<br>NOT curdle milk?
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    Orange juice
    Orange juice
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    Lime juice
    Lime juice
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    Baking soda
    Baking soda
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    Vinegar
    Vinegar
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    You'll need an acidic ingredient to curdle milk. Baking soda is alkaline.

  10. Identify the spice called sumac:
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    Sumac is used widely in Middle Eastern cuisine, and adds acidity to a dish.

This post was translated from Portuguese.

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