Quiz: Only A Chef Could Ace This Cooking Terminology Test. Can You?

It's thyme to put your cooking skills to the test!

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 Sep 08, 2018
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Question: 1/40Pick your answer!


What is removed in the "fileting" process?
Bone
Pits
Skin

Question: 2/40Pick your answer!


What is the main ingredient used to "cure" many meats?
Sugar
Salt
Pepper

Question: 3/40Pick your answer!


What's the common sauce used on "Eggs Benedict"?
Ranch
Hollandaise
Balsamic vinegar

Question: 4/40Pick your answer!


What is the main ingredient in "meringue"?
Lemon
Butter
Egg Whites

Question: 5/40Pick your answer!


What does it mean to "blanch" a vegetable?
Cook in boiling water for a brief moment then plunged into ice cold water
To chopped finely for sauces
To cook in heavy cream for one minute.

Question: 6/40Pick your answer!


What is "roux"?
Vegetable stock
Whipped cream
Flour and fat

Question: 7/40Pick your answer!


"Rigatoni" is a type of:
Pasta
Rice
Vegetable

Question: 8/40Pick your answer!


What does "poaching" do?
To preserve meats, vegetables, and fruits in brine.
To cut or chop food into extremely small pieces.
To cook very gently in hot liquid kept just below the boiling point.

Question: 9/40Pick your answer!


Which of the following terms is used to describe pasta as firm?
Al dente
Buongustaio
Dolce

Question: 10/40Pick your answer!


What does "EVOO" stand for?
Extra virgin olive oil
Every vegetable oven only
Every vegan olive oil

Question: 11/40Pick your answer!


What are you doing when you "clarify" something?
Beating egg whites
Editing a recipe
Separating and removing solids from a liquid

Question: 12/40Pick your answer!


The 5 basic tastes detected by humans are saltiness, sweetness, sourness, bitterness, and....
Umami
Tarteness
Syrupy

Question: 13/40Pick your answer!


Which of the following is a type of pan?
Wok
Skimmer
Sieve

Question: 14/40Pick your answer!


Why would you use a "roux" in a dish?
To add flavor
To thin out a sauce or soup
To thicken the sauce or soup

Question: 15/40Pick your answer!


A "ganache" is made of _______
chocolate and cream
water and sugar
flour, sugar and butter

Question: 16/40Pick your answer!


At what temperature is "gazpacho" usually served?
Cold
Warm
Hot

Question: 17/40Pick your answer!


What color would the inside of a "well-done" steak be?
Pink
Red
Brown

Question: 18/40Pick your answer!


Choose the smallest measurement:
1 Tablespoon
1 teaspoon
1 Cup

Question: 19/40Pick your answer!


What is the main ingredient of "risotto"?
Pasta
Rice
Polenta

Question: 20/40Pick your answer!


Which of these sauces is cream-based?
Marinara
Carbonara
Alfredo

Question: 21/40Pick your answer!


Which of these is considered "red meat"?
Chicken
Beef
Fish

Question: 22/40Pick your answer!


"Lamb vindaloo" is cuisine from what culture?
Mexican
Indian
French

Question: 23/40Pick your answer!


Which of these words refers to both a kind of mushroom and a kind of chocolate?
Portobello
Shitake
Truffle

Question: 24/40Pick your answer!


"Tzatziki" is a garlic sauce that comes from which cuisine?
Malaysian
Greek
Portuguese

Question: 25/40Pick your answer!


Which of these meals is "vegan"?
Toast with honey
Baked salmon
Vegetable soup

Question: 26/40Pick your answer!


Which of these is made primarily from potato?
Beignets
Buttermilk pancakes
Gnocchi

Question: 27/40Pick your answer!


In which cuisine would you find "fish & chips"?
Indonesian
British
Canadian

Question: 28/40Pick your answer!


Which of these foods is made from maize?
Sushi
Granola
Grits

Question: 29/40Pick your answer!


"Arancini" are Italian balls made primarily of what?
Olives
Macaroni
Rice

Question: 30/40Pick your answer!


What is "bouillabaisse"?
a meat stew
a fish stew
a heavy sauce

Question: 31/40Pick your answer!


What is "flambéing"?
frying with alcohol
sauteing
frying with oil

Question: 32/40Pick your answer!


What herb is one of the main ingredients of "pesto" sauce?
rosemary
oregano
basil

Question: 33/40Pick your answer!


"Feta" cheese is traditionally made primarily with milk from ______.
sheep
goat
cow

Question: 34/40Pick your answer!


Which part of the animal does a "shank" come from?
stomach
ear
shin

Question: 35/40Pick your answer!


When you "julienne" a food, what are you doing?
chopping into fine pieces
cutting into long, thin strips
eating it

Question: 36/40Pick your answer!


An ingredient prominent to many Indian dishes is _____
curry
hot sauce
cayenne pepper

Question: 37/40Pick your answer!


What is "pork butt"?
The meet from the shoulder of the pig
The meat from the foot of the pig
The meat from the rear of the pig.

Question: 38/40Pick your answer!


How is "steak tartare" served?
medium
raw
well done

Question: 39/40Pick your answer!


When you add white wine to the bottom of a pan that has brown bits, what is that technique called?
glazing
deglazing
boiling

Question: 40/40Pick your answer!


If you are making a dish "florentine", what food are you adding?
spinach
turkey
tomato
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