The Ultimate Foodie Quiz
by Staff
Whether you're a foodie wishing to test your chops or a more plebian diner looking to expand your culinary horizons, dig in to the tantalizing trivia ahead on the Ultimate Foodie Quiz. No napkins required.

In molecular gastronomy, what is the primary purpose of using liquid nitrogen?

  • freezing
  • heating
  • caramelizing

The discipline of molecular gastronomy began with a closer investigation of what classic dish?

  • crème brûlée
  • meringue
  • soufflé

In 2005, a Japanese chef put a $1.6 million price tag on what confection?

  • sushi
  • fruitcake
  • hamburger

What part of a cow does filet mignon come from?

  • leg
  • loin
  • belly

Foodies in New York City may attend hip "flavor tripping" parties that feature what type of fruit?

  • goji berries
  • pomegranate
  • miracle fruit

Which of these fruits is best to buy organic?

  • mangos
  • peaches
  • bananas

Let's say you're in the mood for a refreshing French white wine. Which region's wares would you look out for?

  • Alsace
  • Provence
  • Languedoc-Roussillon

Wolfgang Puck hails from what country?

  • Germany
  • Austria
  • Czech Republic

If you were julienning an onion, the resulting slices would be about the size of what?

  • a matchstick
  • a fingernail
  • a straight pin

If you're looking to enhance your food-tasting abilities, what should you check first?

  • Cut down on the salt.
  • Check medication side effects.
  • Try new foods.