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Foods from Around the World

Test your knowledge of foods from around the world.

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Test your knowledge of foods from around the world.

1. Italians love this 10-armed mollusk breaded and fried (and usually cut into ring-shaped pieces). The Italian name for it is:

  • Pesto
  • Calamari
  • Risotto

2. You might think of this as an "egg pie." It often includes spinach, ham, or cheese, and the French call it:

  • Quiche
  • Tart
  • Croissant

3. A favorite food from the Mid-East is a paste made of chick peas, olive oil, garlic, and sesame seeds and often spread on Pita bread:

  • Hummus
  • Baklava
  • Tabouli

4. At teatime in the United Kingdom they have a sort of doughy biscuit that might have raisins or currants in it and is often served with jam or clotted cream:

  • Doughnuts
  • Scones
  • Crumpets

5. An Austrian favorite features veal cutlets pounded until very thin, dipped in flour, beaten eggs, and breadcrumbs, and then fried in butter or oil:

  • Sauerbraten
  • Bratwurst
  • Wiener Schnitzel

6. This good and hearty Hungarian stew has beef, potatoes, onions, and is seasoned with lots of paprika (a powder made from dried red peppers):

  • Goulash
  • Gombutz
  • Kolbasz

7. This Mexican dish is made from ripe avocados, jalapeno peppers, lemon or lime, and tomatoes and can be served with tortilla chips or as a relish on other foods:

  • Quesadillas
  • Tacos
  • Guacamole

8. In Japan, a favorite food is rice shaped into bite-sized pieces and topped with raw or cooked fish, or rolled with fish, egg, or vegetables and wrapped in seaweed:

  • Sake
  • Sushi
  • Teriyaki

9. This Chinese dish is noodle dough filled with minced meat and vegetables and then fried or boiled:

  • Lo Mein
  • Moo Shu Pork
  • Wontons

10. Back in the U.S.A. this is a tasty standby made with ground meat and other ingredients such as egg, breadcrumbs, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, onions, or greens:

  • Chicken a la King
  • Meatloaf
  • Tuna Noodle Casserole

1. Italians love this 10-armed mollusk breaded and fried (and usually cut into ring-shaped pieces). The Italian name for it is:
Calamari

2. You might think of this as an "egg pie." It often includes spinach, ham, or cheese, and the French call it:
Quiche

3. A favorite food from the Mid-East is a paste made of chick peas, olive oil, garlic, and sesame seeds and often spread on Pita bread:
Hummus

4. At teatime in the United Kingdom they have a sort of doughy biscuit that might have raisins or currants in it and is often served with jam or clotted cream:
Scones

5. An Austrian favorite features veal cutlets pounded until very thin, dipped in flour, beaten eggs, and breadcrumbs, and then fried in butter or oil:
Wiener Schnitzel

6. This good and hearty Hungarian stew has beef, potatoes, onions, and is seasoned with lots of paprika (a powder made from dried red peppers):
Goulash

7. This Mexican dish is made from ripe avocados, jalapeno peppers, lemon or lime, and tomatoes and can be served with tortilla chips or as a relish on other foods:
Guacamole

8. In Japan, a favorite food is rice shaped into bite-sized pieces and topped with raw or cooked fish, or rolled with fish, egg, or vegetables and wrapped in seaweed:
Sushi

9. This Chinese dish is noodle dough filled with minced meat and vegetables and then fried or boiled:
Wontons

10. Back in the U.S.A. this is a tasty standby made with ground meat and other ingredients such as egg, breadcrumbs, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, onions, or greens:
Meatloaf

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