How well do you know the world’s cuisines?

Can you identify national dishes? Do you know which foods were invented where? To celebrate World Food Day (16 October), put your knowledge to the test with our quiz that’ll get your tummy rumbling…

1

What is the national dish of Barbados?

2

Which country produces the most corn?

3

The island of St Helena is famous for which dish?

4

How many different types of potato grow in Peru?

5

What is commonly thought of as the national dish of Indonesia?

6

The national dish of Canada is poutine. But what are the dishes’ three main ingredients?

7

Which Cypriot cheese is usually grilled or fried?

8

Can you name Vietnam’s popular crispy stuffed pancake?

9

Ackee is commonly eaten in Jamaica, but what is it?

10

Pastizzi is a Maltese street food street. Which unusual ingredient are they traditionally stuffed with?

11

In which country would you find restaurants called parrillas?

12

Which country has the highest percentage of vegetarians?

13

Which country invented classic French fries?

14

Doro wat is the national dish of Ethiopia, but what is it?

15

Ropa Vieja is the national dish of Cuba. What does it mean in English?

16

Which country would you most likely find khachapuri on the menu?

17

If you ordered byrek in Albania, what would you get?

18

And finally, hummus literally means ‘chickpea’ in what language?