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QUIZ: Pastrami Forever

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The pastrami was brought to America by Yiddish-speaking immigrants from Eastern Europe, starting in the 1880s. Since then it has become one of the most (if not THE most) popular deli foods in the States. It is scrumptious and it is traditional. Check these pastrami questions and see if you’re up to a finger-licking pastrami-stuffed sandwich.


#1. Pastrami „immigrated” to America from Eastern Europe. Where from, more exactly?

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#2. The most used cut for pastrami is beef...

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#3. How is pastrami different from corned beef? Is it?!

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#4. Poultry meat was and is being used for pastrami, too (see turkey pastrami, an authentic American dish). Originally, Eastern-European Jews and non-Jews mainly used...

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#5. Who created the famous pastrami on rye?

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#6. New York used to be the deli city (1930s) and in a way it still is. Which one of these delis is the oldest (XIX cent.)?

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#7. „I find the pastrami to be the most sensual of all the salted, cured meats.” Who said that to whom?

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#8. National Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day! When is it?

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#9. What was the initial motive behind making pastrami?

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#10. Which one of these statements can be dubbed as correct?

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Now check out these pastrami recipes: our sandwich and cauliflower scrambled eggs. No matter if you’ve won or lost.

Well, I love to eat! I guess I always did. Tasty foods, traditional foods, fast-foods, healthy foods, and, again, not so healthy ones. You name it. However, in time I kind of built on this habit and, slowly but surely, I began to turn toward the Mediterranean cuisine and, occasionally, even the Mediterranean diet. I am a curious and inquisitive person. So, pretty soon, I started trying to recreate what I’ve tasted or seen. At first, this proved to be hard work for my better half, as she supervised my new experiments. But lately, the results really started to show, so wish me luck!

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