Soul food is a popular type of cuisine that involves mac and cheese, collard greens, fried chicken and fried green tomatoes among many other dishes. Though this type of cuisine is popular in the South, many cultures have adapted soul food to put a unique spin on it.
Let's take a look at some classic soul food recipes. Fried chicken, for instance, is made by frying chicken that has been dredged in various coats of seasoned flour and buttermilk. Fried catfish and fried pork chops are also popular fried foods, and pair well with a side of mashed potatoes and black-eyed peas with ham.
Some soul food recipes may contain strange ingredients. For example, did you know that red-eye gravy actually contains coffee? This is used to give depth and nuttiness to the sauce, as well as a rich brown/red color. Another great soul food recipe is deviled eggs, which is actually made with mayo and mustard!
In this quiz, we'll test your knowledge on 35 soul food recipes ... and what's in them! Do you think you know what's in a fried chicken dish? Or how about what's in fried green tomatoes, country-style pork ribs and caramel cake? Take this quiz now to test your soul food knowledge!