When filing taxes, do you dine on prosperous lentils, and when you're stuck in a rut, do you spring for progressive pork? Probably not, but cultures around the world have attached so much symbolism to food that you could plan an entire diet around whatever good fortune you wish to come your way. Test how well you know the meaning behind certain meals with the Symbolic Foods Quiz from TLC Cooking.
What ingredient in deep-friend Jewish latkes holds special symbolism during Hannukah?
Which of the following foods doesn't symbolize prosperity for Chinese New Year celebrations?
Which fruit plays a starring role in Italian and Spanish New Year traditions?
Pineapple displayed as a symbol of hospitality originated in what country?
Eggs became closely associated with Easter by representing what?
Which of the following foods isn't associated with good luck?
A candy cane's shape most likely represents what part of the Biblical Christmas story?
A shepherd's crook
The crucifiction of Christ
Women wanting to get pregnant might want to dine on what symbolic meat?
In ancient Rome, celebrants broke wedding cakes over brides' heads to symbolize what?
During New Year festivities, Chinese avoid eating what color of food?