Commonly Mispronounced Food Items!

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Have you ever walked into a restaurant or a bakery and wondered whether you have pronounced the names of some food items correctly? If yes, this article is for you! BetterButter has compiled a list of some popular food items that are often pronounced incorrectly.

Mojito

The Mojito is a popular and refreshing cocktail that can be served with or without alcohol. Traditionally made using soda water, lime, mint and lots of crushed ice, this cocktail is a signature drink that is served in restaurants across the world.

mojito

 

Jalapeno

The jalapeno is a popular chilli pepper that is often used as a topping on pizzas, sandwiches and the ever-popular nachos. These green vegetables lend a spicy kick to everything that they are added to.

Jalapeno

 

Croissant

This buttery and flaky pastry is shaped like a crescent. It is an extremely popular breakfast item that is served in coffee shops and bakeries across the world.

Croissant

 

Quinoa

Quinoa is a herbaceous annual plant that is grown for its edible seeds. Primarily used in salads, quinoa is a powerhouse of proteins and nutrients.

Quinoa

 

Espresso

Espresso is a specific type of coffee drink that has a full, rich and strong coffee flavour. Served in tiny cups, one sip of the Espresso is enough to jumpstart your day in the morning.

Espresso

 

Paella

Paella is a rice dish that originated in Spain. Primarily made as a non-vegetarian dish, a vegetarian version of the paella can also be made by substituting seafood with vegetables such as capsicums and onions.

Paella

 

Quesadilla

Another Spanish delicacy, quesadillas are flour tortillas or corn tortillas that are stuffed with beans, vegetables and cheese, and then grilled.

Quesadilla

 

Zucchini

Zucchini, belonging to the squash family, is native to Central America and Mexico. This diverse vegetable can be added to everything-be it breads, salad or pasta. One of the benefits of this vegetable is that it actually helps to reduce weight, which makes it extremely popular across the world.

Zucchini

 

Champagne

Champagne is a type of sparkling wine, that fizzes when opened. Borrowing its name from the Champagne region in France, this celebratory drink is often consumed on special occasions.

Champagne

 

Sandesh

Sandesh is a Bengali dessert that is made using milk and sugar. One of the most famous sweet dishes of India, the sandesh is also available in many different flavours.

Sandesh

 

Royala Pullusu

The Royala Pullusu is an authentic Andhra dish that is very famous in South India. This authentic dish is made by using prawns and tossing them in a tangy tamarind gravy.

Royala-Pullusu

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