Quiz: How much do you know about Caribbean cooking and cuisine?
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Ackee and saltfish is the national dish of Jamaica – do you know what ackee is?
- Fruit producing plant
- A type of potato
- Seeds from a certain pepper
Which set of spices would you use in the traditional jerk cooking process?
- Scotch bonnet peppers, pimento, thyme
- Dried celery, oregano, cardamom
- Curry, red chili flakes, sumac
Soup Joumou is a significant part of Caribbean cooking, specifically in Haitian culture. What is it made of?
- Potatoes and curry
- Chickpeas and beans
Which type of milk is used extensively throughout Caribbean cooking?
What is djon djon (Haiti)?
- Black mushrooms
- Types of yams
What is the most distinguishable ingredient in Funchi (Aruba)?
Table scraps created THIS significant dish in Curaçao and Aruba – hollow cheese shell filled with leftover meat and veg
- Keshi Yena
- Karni stoba
Which of these cuisines inspired Caribbean cooking? (select all that apply)
To make Jamaican patties, you would fill which one of these with meat and spices?
- Flaky pastry shell
- Banana leaves
- Hollowed squash
Which of these is NOT used in typical Jamaican cooking?
- Zaru – a draining basket made of bamboo
- Tava griddle – cast iron, flat and heavy griddle
- Karahi pot – similar to a wok but heavier
To make a basic Rum Punch, you'll need rum (of course) and these two fruit juices...
- Pineapple and orange
- Apple and mango
- Grape and pomegranate
True or false: Plantains are a vital ingredient to cooking across the Caribbean?
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