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?

Question 1 of :

Qustion 1. The ingredient most commonly associated with Moroccan Jewish food is

Wheat Rice Rye Bread Couscous Citrus fruit

Qustion 2. 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 3. What dish is also known as "Jewish Penicillin"?

Brisket Challah Hamantaschen Chicken soup Chocolate chip cookies and milk

Qustion 4. On Lag B'Omer, it is traditional to serve food that is

Fried Roasted Grilled Baked Broiled

Qustion 5. Falafel, a food that it typically considered Israeli, originated from where?

Russia Persia The wider cuisine of the Middle East Tunisia Morocco

Qustion 6. What product is popularly used in Moroccan cooking?

Aromatic spices Dried fruit Nuts Harissa, a spicy condiment All of the above

Qustion 7. Jewish style fried artichokes originate from

America Russia Italy Japan

Qustion 8. Which food became a staple of German Jewish cooking after merchants traveled to Italy?

Pizza Noodles Dried fruit Rice with herbs

Qustion 9. Which influence is most apparent in the foods of Yemen and Ethiopia?

Persian Greek Indian Chinese

Qustion 10. True of False: Most shtetl Jews had private cooking facilities.

True False
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