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Test Your Eat-Q: International Cuisine

JBF Editors

JBF Editors

August 27, 2012


Chances are you can pinpoint Denmark, New Zealand, or South Africa on a map, but could you name each country's national dish? We put together the following matching quiz to see how well you know international cuisine.

1. South Africa

2. El Salvador

3. Malaysia

4. Yemen

5. Ireland

6. Macao

7. Bangladesh

8. Denmark

9. Belarus

10. New Zealand

A: Saltah, a meat stew with fenugreek froth and a tomato-chili salsa, often served with flatbread

B: Minchee, minced beef or pork flavored with molasses and soy sauce, often topped with a fried egg

C: Frikadeller, flat, pan-fried meatballs, often served with potatoes and gravy and cooked red cabbage

D: Bobotie, a spicy minced meat casserole baked with an eggy topping 

E: Bacon and egg pie, a crust-covered savory pie eaten both hot and cold

F: Nasi Lemak, rice cooked in coconut milk, often served with cucumber, anchovies, peanuts, hard-boiled eggs, and spicy sambal sauce

G: Biryani, spiced rice layered with curried meat or vegetables

H: Pupusas, a corn tortilla filled with cheese, beans and/or meat, often served with cabbage slaw and tomato salsa

I: Draniki, shallow-fried shredded potato and onion pancakes, often topped with sour cream or apple sauce

J: Colcannon, a creamy stew of mashed potatoes with kale or cabbage, often eaten with ham or bacon

Get the answers and your Eat-Q score!