Quiz: How much do you know about Caribbean cooking and cuisine?

Amanda M posted in Food Fun
11w ago

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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?

  • Pumpkin
  • Potatoes and curry
  • Chickpeas and beans

Which type of milk is used extensively throughout Caribbean cooking?

  • Coconut
  • Rice
  • Cashew

What is djon djon (Haiti)?

  • Black mushrooms
  • Mustard
  • Types of yams

What is the most distinguishable ingredient in Funchi (Aruba)?

  • Cornmeal
  • Plantains
  • Cheese

Table scraps created THIS significant dish in Curaçao and Aruba – hollow cheese shell filled with leftover meat and veg

  • Keshi Yena
  • Karni stoba
  • Pastechi

Which of these cuisines inspired Caribbean cooking? (select all that apply)

  • Dutch
  • French
  • Spanish

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?

  • True
  • False

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