Jewish Food QuizIn 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. True of False: Most shtetl Jews had private cooking facilities.
Question 2. "Jewish foods," such as bagels, knishes, and borscht originate from
The Middle East
Question 3. Falafel, a food that it typically considered Israeli, originated from where?
The wider cuisine of the Middle East
Question 4. Which influence is most apparent in the foods of Yemen and Ethiopia?
Question 5. What product is popularly used in Moroccan cooking?
Harissa, a spicy condiment
All of the above
Question 6. 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
Question 7. The Torah mentions seven special species of food native to the Land of Israel. Which of the following is not one of the seven?