Most Mispronounced Food Words

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I found this list of 10 most mispronounced food words. I would be so nervous ordering in restaurants if menus were filled with words like this. Fortunately, I invested time and money in the languages of the world’s best cuisines, before I even began my love affair with food.

Top 10 Mispronounced Foodie Words

1. Bruschetta (broo-SKEH-tah)
2. Gnocchi (NYOH-kee)
3. Gyro (YEER-oh)
4. Huitlacoche (wheet-lah-KOH-chay)
5. Pouilly-Fuisse (poo-yee fwee-SAY)
6. Mole (MOH-lay)
7. Paczki (POONCH-key)
8. Pho (fuh)
9. Prosciutto (proh-SHOO-toe)
10. Sake (SAH-kay)

Via Chicago Tribune


  1. Lilian
    Mar 02, 2010 @ 20:51:27

    i need more articles like this.
    i hate ordering. i just point and mumble.


  2. baobabs
    Mar 02, 2010 @ 21:20:44

    HAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHHA believe me, I still say it wrong and pretend it’s right in a confident way. But it’s okay lah, people think we are Asian, so we cannot match up to their high brow cuisine and are forgiven.


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