Kosher Jewish Cuisine Quiz

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Kosher Jewish Cuisine Quiz
Jewish cuisine is the result of changes and adaptations of a wide variety of recipes from around the world. It includes the restrictions of the Jewish diet and the climatic conditions of the area where they settled. This cuisine includes many interesting and unusual dishes. Let's see how much you know about them!

At Hanukkah, children are given this candy treat to play dreidel with.

Chocolate Maccabees

Dreidel Oodles

Chocolate Gelt

Chocolate Mashuga Nuts

The color and texture of this sweet paste eaten at Passover Seder is meant to recall mortar, the mud used to make adobe bricks which the Israelites used when enslaved in Ancient Egypt.

Kasha

Charoset

While Shavuot, the springtime feast of weeks, is a holiday that celebrates the giving of the 10 Commandments, it is also a holiday that celebrates the harvest of spring fruits. What kind of cake is traditionally eaten?

Layer Cake

Sponge Cake

Chocolate Cake

Cheesecake

If your mom is complaining about your aunt getting into the schnapps, what should you most likely keep your aunt from doing now?

Eating meat

Driving a car

Baking the sponge cake

Touching the cheese platter

What is Gefilte fish?

Fish breaded with dried challah

Fish stuffed with ground matzah

These thin pancakes, filled with jam or sweet cheese mixture, are pretty much a Jewish crepe.

Fazuelos

Kichels

Cannolis

Blintzes

These unleavened cookies are often your reward for sitting through Passover seder.

Menorah Cookies

Coconut Macaroons

If you, like this dish, feel under appreciated, you may declare “What am I, chopped _____?”

Liver

Schnitzel

Salami

Kishka

These small, knotted pastries that are boiled in honeyed syrup are a treat to ensure a sweet new year at Rosh Hashanah, but are popular at Purim and Sukkoth as well.

Teiglach

Teiglach Kichel

This cookie is like a Jewish biscotti as it is very hard and best served with a hot cup of tea or coffee to dip it in.

Macaroon

Kichel

Mandelbrot

Black and White Cookie

Crisp chicken or goose skin cracklings made with fried onions which are served at Jewish holidays are called what?

Pierogi

Schmaltz

Gribenes

Kreplach

This popular cake gets its name for the Polish word for “grandmother,” most likely because its shape resembles the pleats of a skirt.

Halva

Babka

What would most likely NOT be inside your knish?

Fried onions

Chocolate

Meat

Potatoes

If you are at Katz’s Deli in New York City, what kind of sandwich should you order?

BLT

Grilled Cheese

Chicken Curry

Pastrami

This ring shaped bread product has become one of the most popular breakfast items.

Bialy

Bagel

If you have a cold, this soup is often called “Jewish Penicillin.”

Yemenite Soup

Chicken Soup with Kneidlach

Matzah Ball Soup

Meat Borscht

What kind of cake is used to celebrate the Jewish New Year?

Poppy Seed Cake

Honey Apple Cake

Your Bubbe may have warned you to wear ski goggles when preparing this bitter homemade horseradish which is a rabbinical requirement for Passover.

Charoset

Pesach

Maror

Karpas

Put on your Purim costume and enjoy these cookies that are made to resemble the ears of Haman, who is the villain of the Purim story.

Kosher Cookies

Fig Newtons

Macaroon

Hamantaschen

Because Jewish (Halakha) law forbids working, even cooking on the Sabbath, this slow cooking dish was created because it could be prepared before sundown the night before.

Tzimmes

Mandelbrot

Cholent

Kugel

If you are someone who can’t even make rice without burning it, then this traditional rice pilaf dish is for you.

Cholent

Tahdig

Plan on it taking all day to cook these juicy cuts of meat.

Nebraska

Oklahoma

Texas

Brisket

These homemade Hanukkah treats are so much better than what you would get from Dunkin’ Donuts.

Sufganiyah

Malawach

Bagel

Kichel

The name of this spicy dish is as fun to say as it is to eat.

Shakshuka

Blini

The shape of this sweet or savory stuffed puff pastry usually reveals whether it has cheese, spinach, or potato inside it.

Lekach

Fazuelos

Borekas

Kichel

This golden ceremonial egg bread is usually braided and it’s suitable name was even a catch phrase for one of the Real Housewives of New York.

Babka

Challah

In Jewish cuisine, if you want to rock a soup, this one can’t be beet.

Solyanka

Couscous

Shchi

Borscht

This casserole is so delicious and sweet it really tastes like you are getting to eat dessert as your main course.

Kugel

Schnitzel

Hamantash

Knish

Passover honors the exodus from Egypt and the Bible explains that the Israelites left Egypt in such a hurry that they couldn’t wait for the bread dough to rise. Therefore, they eat this unleavened bread during this time.

Blini

Matzo

Falafel

Bagel

Traditionally served on a bagel with cream cheese, what is lox?

Chopped liver

Brined salmon

Ground chickpeas

Poached whitefish

This crescent shaped pastry can have a variety of tasty fillings including raisins, chocolate, cinnamon, or walnuts.

Rugelach

Macaroon

Lekach

Babka

What is the name for tasty fried pancakes of grated potato, flour, and egg?

Pierogi

Latkes

Babka

Schnitzel

In an episode of “Seinfeld,” Jerry stole a loaf of this bread from an old lady after she got the last one from the bakery.

Showbread

Rye

Pumpernickel

Challah

This sweet stew made from carrots with dried fruits like prunes is often served on Rosh Hashanah for a sweet new year.

Matzah Ball

Tzimmes

Kugel

Cholent

What is a sausage stuffed with meat and grain called?

Gribenes

Cepelinai

Knish

Kishka

Let's Explore

Judging by your answers, you are not yet familiar with Jewish cuisine. Many names seem strange and unusual to you, not to mention the dishes themselves. But there is a huge field ahead for you to explore and taste. This unique cuisine has a lot to offer! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

Eager to Try

Judging by your answers, you are not very familiar with Jewish cuisine yet. Many names seem strange and unusual to you, not to mention the dishes themselves. You know the traditional and most popular options-hummus, falafel and shakshuka. But Jewish cuisine is not so simple, it may surprise you! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

Shakshuka Enthusiast

Judging by your answers, you are still very familiar with Jewish cuisine. You know not only the traditional and most popular dishes. For example, hummus, falafel, or shakshuka. But also those that few people have heard of. At the same time, you are always ready to try something new from what this unique cuisine can offer you! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!