SAY WHAT?

A quick look at the most commonly mispronounced food words:

 

Aioli: eye-OH-lee

Amuse Bouche: ah-MOOZ BOOSH

Ancho: AHN-cho

Anise: AN-ihs

Béarnaise: behr-NEHZ

Becherovka: bek-kur-OV-kah

Beignet: ben-YAY

Beure Blanc: BUR BLAHN

Blaufränkisch: blahw-FRANK-ish

Boeuf Bourguignon: BUF boor-gee-YON

Bolognese: bo-lo-NYEH-zeh

Bollinger: bow-lahn-ZHAY

Boudin: boo-DAHN

Bouillabaisse: boo-yuh-BAYZE

Bruschetta: broo-SKEHT-tah

Bucatini all'Amatriciana: boo-ka-TEE-nee ahl ah-mah-tree-CHA-nah

Burrata: boo-RA-tah

Cachaça: kah-SHA-sah

Caipirinha: kai-pee-REEN-yah

Camembert: kah-mum-BEAR

Canapés: kah-nah-PAY

Caprese: ka-PREZ-eh

Carbonara: kar-boh-NAH-rah

Carpaccio: car-PAH-choh

Cassoulet: ka-soo-LEH

Ceci: CHEH-chee

Chablis: sha-BLEE

Charcuterie: shar-koo-TREE or shar-koo-tuh-REE

Châteauneuf-du-Pape: sha-toe-NUF-doo-PAP

Chile Relleno: CHEE-lay ree-YAY-noh

Ciabatta: chah-BAH-tah

Cognac: KOHN-yak

Cointreau: kwan-TROH

Confit: kon-FEE

Coq au vin: koke-oh-VAHN

Crème de Cassis: KREHM duh kah-SEES

Crème fraîche: krehm-FREHSH

Croissant: kwa-SAHN or kra-SAHNT

Croque-Monsieur/Madame: KROAK muh-SUHR/mah-DAHM

Crudités: kroo-dee-TAY

Cuitlacoche: 

Cynar- chee-NAR

Edamame: ed-uh-MA-meh

Emmental: em-uhn-TAHL

Escargot: ess-car-GO

Espresso: ess-PRESS-oh

Farro: FAH-row

Filet Mignon: fee-LAY meen-YON

Foie Gras: FWA GRA

Fondue: fohn-DOO

Gewürztraminer: geh-WURTZ-tra-mee-nuh

Gnocchi: NYOHK-kee

Grand Marnier: GRAN mar-NYEH

Gratin Dauphinois: gra-TAHN doe-fee-NWA

Grüner Veltliner: GROO-nuh felt-LEE-nuh

Gruyère: gree-YEHR

Guanciale: gwan-CHA-leh

Habanero: ha-ba-NEH-ro

Haricot Vert: ar-ee-KO VEHR

Hoisin: HOY-sihn

Homard: oh-MAR

Hors d’oeuvre: OR DUHRV

Jicama: HEE-kah-mah

Laphroaig: lah-FROYG

Lillet: lee-LAY

Limoncello: lee-mon-CHELL-oh

Macaron: mah-ka-ROHN

Mascarpone: mah-scar-POE-neh

Mignonettemeen-yoh-NEHT

Mille Feuille: meel FUH-ee

Moules: MOOL

Muffuletta: moo-fuh-LEHT-tah

Niçoise: nee-SWAZ

Paella: pie-AYE-yah

Parmigiano-Reggiano: par-mee-JAH-no reh-JAH-no

Pecorino Romano: pehk-oh-REE-no ro-MAH-no

Phở: Fuh

Pomme Frites: PUHM FREET

Pouilly-Fumé: POO-yee foo-MAY

Poutine: poo-TEEN

Prix Fixe: PREE FEEKS

Prosciutto: pro-SHOO-toe

Quinoa: KEEN-wah

Radicchio: rah-DEE-kyho

Rillettes: ree-YEHT

Sake: SAH-keh

Sancerre: sahn-SARE

Sauternes: so-TEHRN

Schnitzel: SHNIT-zuhl

Sommelier:  saw-muh-LYEY

Stracciatella: stra-cha-TELL-ah

Taittinger: teh-tahn-ZHAY

Tamale: tah-MAH-leh

Tiramisù: tee-ra-mee-SU

Txakoli: cha-koe-LEE

Tzatziki: dzah-DZEE-kee

Vichyssoise: vih-she-SWAZ

Vinaigrette: vih-neh-GREHT/vih-nuh-GREHT

Viognier: vee-own-YAY

Worcestershire: WOOS-tuh-shurh