18 Foods You're Probably Pronouncing Wrong

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!

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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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