18 Foods You're Probably Pronouncing Wrong

Jeanne Sager | Dec 13, 2013 Food & Party

macaronThere is nothing that makes a word nerd nuttier than listening to people butcher the pronunciation of words in a restaurant. Overhearing someone at the next table order some "quin-oh-ah" for breakfast is enough to put me off my meal entirely! Unfortunately, the culinary world is chock-a-block with difficult words -- many of foreign origin -- that make ordering in a restaurant hard on everyone!

Don't want to sound like an idiot when you're dining out? Help is on the way!

We've rounded up the most challenging words in the culinary world, and provided the proper pronunciation.

Now do us a favor and stop asking for EXpresso, OK?

Which word do you find most challenging? What words drive you insane when they're pronounced incorrectly?

food pronunciation guide

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