Jewish Food Quiz

In Jewish life, food takes on all sorts of roles–traditional, social, and spiritual. Jewish cuisine evolved over centuries, in dialogue with local cultures and conditions. How much do you know about Jewish foods and their history?

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Qustion 1. For Turkish Jews, new recipes were developed around ingredients that were available and inexpensive, such as

Carp Eggplant Duck Rice

Qustion 2. On Lag B'Omer, it is traditional to serve food that is

Fried Roasted Grilled Baked Broiled

Qustion 3. The Jews of Baghdad and Persia mainly cooked what type of dishes?

Borsht Rice, flavored with herbs Stuffed vegetables or pastries Stews

Qustion 4. Falafel, a food that it typically considered Israeli, originated from where?

Russia Persia The wider cuisine of the Middle East Tunisia Morocco

Qustion 5. Truth or False: Polish Jewish food tends to be sweeter than Russian Jewish food, which tends to have pepper as a main spice.

True False

Qustion 6. Which food became a staple of German Jewish cooking after merchants traveled to Italy?

Pizza Noodles Dried fruit Rice with herbs

Qustion 7. True or false: Traditionally, every Jewish lifecycle ritual is infused with a seudah, or a ritual celebratory meal.

True False

Qustion 8. Leeks and fennel

Are not kosher and never used in Jewish cuisine Are considered meat products for keeping kosher Were first used in Jewish cooking before spreading to non-Jewish areas Are considered dairy products for keeping kosher

Qustion 9. The Jews of Poland and Russia shared many of the same ingredients and preferences, including

Carp and salt herring Turnips Sauerkraut Only A & B Only A & C

Qustion 10. Which influence is most apparent in the foods of Yemen and Ethiopia?

Persian Greek Indian Chinese
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