Test: how good you are at Israeli cuisine

How well you are versed in Israeli cuisine

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Let's start with a simple one. If you love hummus as much as we love it, you know exactly which beans are used to make it.

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From bulgur

From chickpea

From couscous

From lentils

Error! Yes, bulgur is very popular in Israel, and a variety of dishes are prepared there, including the legendary taboule salad. But here they use chickpeas for hummus.

Yes! Agree, it was simple.

Well, what are you! Hummus is made from chickpeas, and leave couscous for pilaf or appetizers with vegetables.

Not true. In Israel, a delicious soup will be prepared from lentils, but hummus will be made from chickpeas.

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And what is the “Israeli salad"?

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This is taboule salad

This is what Babaganush is called

Yes, this is an ordinary vegetable salad of tomatoes, cucumbers, onions and peppers

No, it's meze

Well, no, "Israeli salad" is a vegetable salad of tomatoes, cucumbers, onions and peppers. It is customary to serve it as a side dish, and it fits absolutely everything - from shakshuki to complex meat dishes.

No, babaganush - eggplant puree - doesn’t look like salad at all (although this dish is also worth trying in Israel). In fact, the "Israeli salad" is a vegetable salad of tomatoes, cucumbers, onions and peppers. It is customary to serve it as a side dish, and it fits absolutely everything - from shakshuki to complex meat dishes.

That's right. It is customary to serve it as a side dish, and absolutely to everything - from shakshuki to complex meat dishes.

Not really. Meze is a set of various snacks that are put on the table at the very beginning. And "Israeli salad" is a vegetable salad of tomatoes, cucumbers, onions and peppers. It is customary to serve it as a side dish, and it fits absolutely everything - from shakshuki to complex meat dishes.

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Now the question is more complicated! What is shown in the picture?

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Sufganiya

Homenash

Khala

Rugelakh

Exactly! These donuts in Israel are cooking on Hanukkah.

Inside - a filling of jelly or jam. Everything is simple, but incredibly tasty (and high-calorie).

Well, no! Khomentash is a triangle-shaped cookie stuffed with poppy seeds, honey and nuts. And in the picture - sufganiya, donuts, which in Israel are preparing for Hanukkah. Inside - a filling of jelly or jam.

Everything is simple, but incredibly tasty (and high-calorie).

What are you! Hala is a holiday bread that is eaten on Shabbat. And in the picture - sufganiya, donuts, which in Israel are preparing for Hanukkah. Inside - a filling of jelly or jam. Everything is simple, but incredibly tasty (and high-calorie).

None. Rugels are rolls (most often in the form of a crescent) with a filling of raisins, dates, cinnamon and nuts. And in the picture - sufganiya, donuts, which in Israel are preparing for Hanukkah. Inside - a filling of jelly or jam. Everything is simple, but incredibly tasty (and high-calorie).

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Which of these dishes are you unlikely to see on the menu of an ordinary Tel Aviv restaurant?

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Forshmak

Falafel

Shakshuka

Burger with fries

Yes, you're right. This dish of Jewish cuisine came to us from Odessa. But in Israel it is unpopular, and in ordinary cafes it is quite difficult to find forshmak.

Well, no, falafel is a symbol of Israel. You will find these crispy balls in two counts.

But to eat foreshmak, you have to try. This dish of Jewish cuisine came to us from Odessa. But in Israel it is unpopular, and in ordinary cafes it is quite difficult to find forshmak.

No, you will make shakshuku for breakfast almost anywhere. And almost every cafe has its own special recipe.

But to eat foreshmak, you have to try. This dish of Jewish cuisine came to us from Odessa. But in Israel it is unpopular, and in ordinary cafes it is quite difficult to find forshmak.

There are burgers everywhere, including in Israel (literally at every step and in every menu). But to eat foreshmak, you have to try.

This dish of Jewish cuisine came to us from Odessa. But in Israel it is unpopular, and in ordinary cafes it is quite difficult to find forshmak.

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There are hundreds of options for delicious Sabih salad, but now we ask you to choose three of its main ingredients.

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Zucchini, eggs, hummus

Eggplant, eggs, tahini

Pita, eggs, fried beef

Bulgur, tomatoes, fresh herbs

Not really! Hummus and eggs are added, but in the original recipe, eggplant is still used.

Bingo! On our site, by the way, we have a Sabiha recipe for runners!

They made one mistake.

Yes, Sabih is served in fresh drink, and eggs are added to it, but there is definitely no meat there. No meat, but there is eggplant.

Stop, you seem to be reading the composition of the tabula. But in sabih add eggplant, eggs and tahini.

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Now a question for experts.

What is ptim?

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Code of laws on allowed and forbidden food in Judaism

Pasta like couscous

The name of the Jewish holiday for which it is customary to drink and give sweet gifts

The famous dessert is a sweet vegetable stew!

No, you are confusing. The set of rules that govern food is called kashrut. And ptitim is such small pasta, similar to couscous. They were created in the hungry 50s, according to the main legend, especially for repatriates from southern countries who simply could not live without rice (and in Israel there was tension with him then).

Exactly.

These small couscous-like pastas were created in the hungry 50s, according to the main legend, especially for repatriates from southern countries who simply could not live without rice (and there was tension in Israel with him then).

No, you confuse it with Purim. And ptitim is such small pasta, similar to couscous. They were created in the hungry 50s, according to the main legend, especially for repatriates from southern countries who simply could not live without rice (and in Israel there was tension with him then).

What are you! Dessert is cimes, and ptim is such small pasta, similar to couscous.

They were created in the hungry 50s, according to the main legend, especially for repatriates from southern countries who simply could not live without rice (and in Israel there was tension with him then).

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A true gourmet and lover of Israeli cuisine cannot live without amba sauce. What are they made of, by the way?

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of oranges

of figs

of apricots

From the mango

Wrong. Ambu is made from mango, the pulp of which is soaked for a day in saline. Thanks to the Jews from Iraq and India for bringing this sauce to Israel.

And here it is. Ambu is made from mango, the pulp of which is soaked for a day in saline. Thanks to the Jews from Iraq and India for bringing this sauce to Israel.

Alas, no. Apricots will make a wonderful jam, but the ambu is made from mango, the pulp of which is soaked for a day in saline.

Thanks to the Jews from Iraq and India for bringing this sauce to Israel.

Well, of course, you knew. Ambu is made from mango, the pulp of which is soaked for a day in saline. Thanks to the Jews from Iraq and India for bringing this sauce to Israel.

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And finally.

How right?

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Shawarma

Shaverma

Shavarma

It's not like that ! That's right - doner kebab.

Hello to all Muscovites and guests of the capital, but this is a test of knowledge of Israeli cuisine. So no shawarma - only shawarma!

Hello to the curb and the front door, but here we check the knowledge of Israeli cuisine. So no shawarma - only shavarma!

Bravo!

Ha, we will do a test of knowledge of Turkish cuisine a little later. And now we are talking about Israel, and there they eat shavarma.

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