Most Difficult Foods To Pronounce In English

The English language has some tones that are very unkind to other languages, sometimes making foreign words hard to pronounce.

English might be the most commonly used language on the internet, but that doesn’t mean that having a good knowledge of it will help you get through any situation. The English language has some tones that are very unkind to other languages, sometimes making foreign words hard to pronounce. This is especially amusing when talking about foods, since you’ll usually only read those names on a recipe. Let’s take a look at some of the hardest to pronounce foods for people that speak English as a native language.

Quinoa

This superfood is pronounced less weird than it’s written: keen-o-ah. If you’re not English, it’s just quinoa. We got this.

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Tzatziki

Oh you Greeks. Ta-dzee-kee is what you should be saying here.

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Paella

This lovely Spanish dish is pronounced pah-yeh-rah. Or something like that. “The rice thing with the shrimp” is also fine.

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Bruschetta

In Italian, a “ch” will always be pronounced as a “k” so just say “brusketta” and you’re fine.

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Tapenade

French words will always be pretty difficult for English speaking people since those two cultures don’t really have a history of getting along. Tapenade is pronounced tah-puh-nah-duh. Just say it quickly so it doesn’t sound too stupid.

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