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QUIZ: Irish Cuisine – How much do you know about it?

Wherever Irish people have gone, they have brought their world-famous cuisine with them. The Irish diaspora is several times the size of Ireland’s current population, so many of these dishes are sure to be known wherever they have made their home. Test your knowledge of this mouth-watering topic with my fun quiz and spread the fun by sharing your score below πŸ™‚ But watch out for the trick question – don’t say you weren’t warned!

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Answers correct per Wikipedia. Cover image: Creative Commons

  • Question of

    Barm brack is a yeast-leavened sweet bread usually eaten at…

    • Halloween
    • Christmas
    • New Year
  • Question of

    Boxty is a type of pancake containing grated…

    • Cheese
    • Potato
    • Swede/rutabaga
  • Question of

    Champ is a dish of mashed potatoes with butter, milk and…

    • Bacon
    • Cheese
    • Scallions/spring onions
  • Question of

    Coddle is a Dublin dish consisting of bacon, potatoes, onions and…

    • Minced (ground) beef
    • Pork sausages
    • Brown soda bread
  • Question of

    Colcannon is a Halloween dish of kale or cabbage with…

    • Potatoes
    • Bacon
    • Cheese
  • Question of

    12,000 blaas are sold each day; what is a blaa?

    • Pork pie
    • A sandwich filled with bacon, sausage and beans
    • A soft bread roll
  • Question of

    Crubeens are made of which part of the pig?

    • Lungs and stomach
    • Feet
    • Kidneys
  • Question of

    In the Munster meal known as “packet and tripe”, what is “packet”?

    • Brown soda bread
    • Blood sausage
    • Swede/rutabaga
  • Question of

    Goodie is an Irish dessert made by boiling _____ in milk with sugar and spices.

    • Bread
    • Rice
    • Barley
  • Question of

    Meat of which animal is typically found in Irish stew?

    • Cow
    • Pig
    • Sheep
  • Question of

    White pudding contains which of the following?

    • Sago
    • Tapioca
    • Pork
  • Question of

    Spiced beef, traditional Christmas fare, contains which meat?

    • Beef
    • Venison
    • Hare
    • None of the above

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