Summer Food Indulgence: Dare to Treat Your Taste Buds
by Staff
During the hot summer months, we're all trying to keep cool and fit, and have fun. Take this summer foods quiz to find new foods that fit with your summer plans.

Star fruit, also known as carambola, has an obvious shape: When cut across the middle, it resembles a five-pointed star. What gives star fruit its exotic taste?

  • fiber
  • vitamin C
  • proanthocyanidins

What tart fruit blows fire, comes from a cactus native to Central and South America, and provides a good source of vitamin C?

  • pitaya
  • guanabana
  • curuba

What is the main ingredient of a pastilla?

  • squab
  • vegetables
  • sweet peaches

Baklava is a cool pastry treat sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. Where is its origin?

  • Turkey
  • Greece
  • unknown

It's an Egyptian fruit salad, eaten with ice cream and a juice cocktail. Plus, it constantly changes with the fruits of the season. Can you guess the name?

  • Crab Louie Salad
  • Fakhfakina Salad
  • Waldorf Salad

Chicken, sherry vinegar and grapes combine to form a unique and favorite dish in what country?

  • China
  • Thailand
  • Spain

Fried chicken could pass for being a sweet summer delicacy down in the American South, depending on how you season it, and in other countries they like to fry more than just chicken. Can you guess what fruit is considered a fried indulgence in Southeast Asia?

  • mangos
  • bananas
  • apples

Is there an antioxidant ice cream?

  • yes
  • no
  • maybe

Which dairy product is healthiest?

  • gelato/sherbet
  • ice cream/low fat ice cream
  • frozen yogurt
  • depends on the dairy product

If you want to keep cool with a tall glass of milk, a platter of cheese or a dish of ice cream, you might want to head to America's Dairyland, which is:

  • Wisconsin
  • Massachusetts
  • Kentucky

Summer months are scorching hot, which is why it's important to drink a lot of water. What fun summer treat will keep you the most hydrated?

  • ice cream
  • fruit smoothie
  • watermelon