Very Mexican Food Quiz

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Very Mexican Food Quiz
Mexico is a bright and original country with a rich history, interesting traditions, and cuisine. Some dishes have already become world-famous, but many are left out of the spotlight. Let's check how well you know the cuisine of this region!

What is often put on fresh watermelon in Mexico?

Chile powder

Tamarind

Which of these is a genuine Mexican chip distributer?

Cheetos

Takis

Tostitos

Doritos

What is the name for tortilla chips tossed with hot sauce, chile powder, lime, and pork rinds?

Tostados

Chicos

Doritos

Tostilocos

Which of these highly popular American foods was served on tortillas before becoming Americanized?

Barbecue

Burgers

Filet mignon

Pizza

What is the most distinctive characteristic of a sope?

A deep dish (like Chicago pizza)

Pinched sides (like a pie crust)

This highly customizable Yucatan dish is made with a refried tortilla...

Fajitas

Panucho

Cochinita pibil involves roasting an entire baby what?

Pig

Cow

Chicharrons are the Mexican equivalent to what American food?

Beef Jerky

Cheetos

Kettle Corn

Pork Rinds

In Mexico, what is horchata made from?

Barley

Sesame seeds

Almonds

Rice

Which leguminous food is used in Mexican candies regularly?

Tamarind

Lentils

What makes a mollete different from other sandwiches?

It uses chiles instead of bread

It uses potatoes instead of bread

It has no meat

It's open-faced

Pambazo is generally filled with what?

Onions with beef tips

Potatoes with chorizo

Beans and rice

Eggs and bacon

Torta ahogada gets its name from which vehicle?

Submarine

Airplane

What is traditionally used to grind spices in Mexico?

Molcajete

Milanesa

Comal

Cazuelas

Raw tomatillos are...?

Sweet

Savory

Tart

Spicy

Blossoms from what plant are used in guiso de flor Calabaza?

Pumpkin

Dandelion

Mimosa

Squash

Which food is commonly seen as a cure-all?

Menudo

Pozole

Which of these is considered a patriotic dish?

Tacos al pastor

Pollo con mole

Chile con queso

Chiles en nogada

Al Pastor is a type of what?

Burrito

Taco

Soup

Casserole

Which two foods are often served as a side for every dish?

Beans and rice

Tortillas and beans

Which of these is a popular breakfast dish?

Chilaquiles

Quesadilla

Which of these chiles is actually from New Mexico rather than Mexico?

Serrano

Hatch Green

Poblano

Habanero

What are wrapped around tamales before cooking them?

Corn Tortilla

Wax paper

Corn husks

Filo dough

What makes arroz rojo red?

Red chiles

Tomato sauce

Strawberries

Kidney Beans

Which of these street foods is usually found on a stick with cilantro, chile, cheese, garlic, and more?

Corn

Chicken

Chapulines are toasted what?

Grasshoppers

Roaches

Which of these roots is commonly eaten in salads or even raw in Mexico?

Rutabaga

Durian

Yam

Jicama

What type of bread is used for a torta?

Cornbread

Concha

Bigote

Bolillo

What is menudo traditionally made from?

Deer hoofs

Potatoes and molasses

Turkey gizzards

Beef stomach

What do you get when you boil milk and sugar slowly?

Caramel

Dulce de leche

Which of these desserts is generally topped with caramel?

Flan

Tres leche

A chile relleno refers to what kind of pepper?

A bell pepper

A hot one

A stuffed one

A Jalapeno

If the Chimichanga were invented by Disney, what would it be called?

Bibbity Boo

Let It Go

Hakuna Matata

Dinglehopper

What's the most popular bean in Mexican refried beans?

Black

Pinto

Ceviche is raw what?

Potatoes

Onions

Fish

Beef

Which of these is a tubular Mexican deep-fried pastry?

Churro

Sopapilla

Which of these is NOT traditionally in Pico De Gallo?

Lemon Juice

Cilantro

Serranos

Tomatoes

Used on meat, mole sauce is made from what odd ingredient?

Jalapeno Puree

Marshmallows

Chocolate

Ketchup

Which of these burritos is NOT Mexican?

Carne Asado Burrito

Breakfast Burrito

Mission Burrito

All of the above

What is the English word for the food, huevos?

Garlic

Eggs

Tacos

Potatoes

Not a Taco Person

Your knowledge of Mexico is limited to maracas, big hats, and hot spices. At the same time, you are not aware of what is happening in Mexican kitchens. Many dishes from our dough you saw for the first time. Well, this is a great reason to diversify your menu! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

Ready to Try

You love to learn and try something new and unusual, but you have not yet had time to learn Mexican cuisine. You know the most popular dishes, but no more. At the same time, you are always ready to discover new tastes. Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

Quesadilla Lover

It seems that we are dealing with a real connoisseur of Mexican cuisine! You know a lot about the dishes of this region and are always ready to try new options. It's hard to find something that might surprise you, but we hope that this test has improved your knowledge of Mexican cuisine! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!