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Updated on Aug 19, 2019. Posted on Apr 8, 2017

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.

  1. Which of these foods has been julienned?

  2. Which of these ingredients is NOT rich in umami?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    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?

  4. Which of these is an emulsion?

  5. Which of these images shows deglazing?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    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 béchamel sauce?

  7. Which of these
    would you use to 
    sous-vide something?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    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
    a faux pas in an
    Italian kitchen?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Italian chefs take food extremely seriously.

  9. Which of these ingredients will
    NOT curdle milk?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    You'll need an acidic ingredient to curdle milk. Baking soda is alkaline.

  10. Identify the spice called sumac:

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Sumac is used widely in Middle Eastern cuisine, and adds acidity to a dish.

This post was translated from Portuguese.

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