These are all the foods you have been pronouncing wrong

Food 04/07/2019

Ordering foods at restaurants can be a real task when you have no idea how to pronounce half the foods on the menu! It's not uncommon for diners to hold up the menu to the waiter and point at what they want to eat.

But it's not just restaurants that we might start pronouncing well known foods wrong, we can do it with simple household foods as well!

Here is a list of commonly mispronounced foods and the correct way to pronounce them.

Hummus

Hoom-muss, not hum-muss

Croissant

Kwah-sahn, NOT cross-ont

Nutella

New-tell-ah, NOT nut-tell-a

Ciabatta bread

Chuh-bott-ah, NOT chia-bah-tah

Guacamole

Wak-a-mole-ay, NOT gwak-ah-mole-ee

Jalapeno

Holl-ah-pen-yo, NOT jal-ah-pee-no

Quesadilla

Kay-sah-dee-yah, NOT ques-sah-dilla

Quinoa

Keen-wah, NOT quinn-oh-ah.

Bruschetta

Bru-sket-ah, NOT brush-et-ah.

Acai

Ah-sigh-ee, NOT ah-ky-ee.

Banh Mi

Bun-me, NOT bon-me

Pho

Fuhr NOT Foh

Nicoise Salad

Knee-swahz, Not knee-koi

Charcuterie

Shar-coo-tuh-ree, NOT Char-coo-ter-ee

Gnocchi

Nyok-ee, NOT g-knock-ee

Caprese

Car-pray-zay, NOT cuh-preece

Mascarpone

Moss-cuh-poe-nay, NOT mass-car-pone

Paella

Pie-aye-ya, NOT pay-ell-ah

Poke

Poh-kay, NOT poke-ee

Worcestershire sauce

Wuss-tah-sheer, NOT worst-err-shire