By | June 16, 2017

1. Wrongly pronounced food names!

Do you know that you have probably been mispronouncing common food names such as tortilla, cocoa, onion and hummus all your life! To make it easy for you, here is a list of food terms that are most liable to mispronunciation in daily conversations.

2. Pasta

Wrong: PASS-TAA
Right: PAH-STUH

3. Tortilla

Wrong: TOR-TI-LLAS
Right: TOHR-TEE-YHAS

4. Parmesan Cheese

Wrong: PAR-MAY-SEAN
Right: PAR-MA-ZON

5. Jalapenos

Wrong: JAH-LA-PE-NO
Right: HAH-LAH-PEH-NYOH

6. Buffet

Wrong: BUFF-AY
Right: BOO-FAY

7. Bruschetta

Wrong: BROOH-S-CHETTA
Right: BROO-SKET-AH

8. Croissant

Wrong: CROI-SANT
Right: CWA-SOHN

9. Salmon

Wrong: SAL-MON
Right: SAM-UHN

10. Gnocchi

Wrong: NO-CHEE
Right: NYOH KEE

11. Onion

Wrong: ONI-ON
Right: AH-NION

12. Cocoa

Wrong: KO-KO-WA
Right: KOH-KOH

13. Star Anise

Wrong: A NEICE
Right: AN-ISS

14. Hummus

Wrong: HUMM-AS, HUMM-OOS
Right: Hoom-us

15. Chipotle

Wrong: CHI-POL-TAY
Right: CHI-POAT-LAY

16. Foie Grass

Wrong: FOY- GRASS
Right: FWAH-GRAH
[“source-timesofindia”]