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Favorite Dishes from Mexico

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Favorite Dishes from Mexico game quiz
"Mexican dishes have become popular throughout the world. There is much more to Mexican food than tasty enchiladas and burritos. Here are a few "platillos" that you may be familiar with. ¡Buen provecho!"

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1. A staple of the Mexican diet in many areas are nopales, also called nopalitos. They can be served as a vegetable, in a salad, or with egg or meat dishes. What are nopales?
    Green Beans
    Cactus
    Asparagus
    Mushrooms


2. "Sopa de Albondigas" is a traditional Mexican dish. It's a tasty soup, served as a main course. The soup itself has several versions, but always contains albondigas. What are albondigas?
    Meatballs
    Chicken Wings
    Potatoes
    Pig Feet


3. A popular garnish for Mexican food is pico de gallo, or "rooster's beak". What are the main ingredients in traditional pico de gallo?
    tomatoes, onions, chiles, cilantro
    chipotle paste, sour cream, scallions
    beans, mayonnaise, garlic, chili
    lettuce, mangoes, pomegranate seeds


4. Carne asada is a favorite dish for an outdoor cookout. What is carne asada?
    Salmon Steak
    Fried Chicken
    Grilled Beef
    Pork Chops


5. Tamales are well-known in many parts of the world. They are most often served during Christmas season and for other celebrations. A traditional Mexican hot drink is often served with tamales, one that originated with the Aztecs. What's the name of this cornmeal-based drink?
    Aguacate
    Agua
    Atole
    Aguardiente


6. Another favorite Latin American drink is called horchata. While there are many variations, the Mexican version is most often based on a particular ingredient. What is the basis of Mexican horchata?
    Herbs
    Coconut
    Pineapple
    Rice


7. Mexican versions of the familiar taco include tacos made from cow head meat, brains, tongue, lips or cheeks.
    True
    False


8. Guacamole is a dish that originated with the Aztecs, and it has now become very popular in the United States. It can be found in almost any supermarket. What is the main ingredient in guacamole?
    Avocados
    Peanuts
    Cheese
    Squash


9. Of course, Mexican cuisine includes many enticing desserts. Probably the best known is a simple baked caramel custard. What's the name of this popular dessert?
    Churros
    Flan
    Capirotada
    Pastel


10. In Mexico, there is a particular soup that is believed to deliver miraculous results when you eat it. It supposedly cures hangovers. A spicy dish whose main ingredient is tripe, it is served on weekends in Mexican restaurants and homes, and also on special occasions. What's the name of this famous dish?
    Menudo
    Caldo
    Pozole
    Sopa


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Compiled Sep 13 12