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Jo Fajita Wohi Sikandar! 23 Food Names That Drive Us CRAZY!!

Going out to try a new cuisine is fun, a world of adventure, really - that is, until you get hungry! Then the adventure ends and the sheer horror of not knowing how to pronounce the item you want to order takes over your mind. Next thing you know, your brain shuts down, leaving you no choice but to point at the menu (coward!) and smile. Sigh... Well, no more, friends, no more. Read this awesome list of complicated food names that will have you drooling with hunger and reeling for the next time you’re out somewhere fancy to eat!

1. Hors-d'oeuvre


Boy, the french sure have a weird way of saying “Bhaiya, zara starter lana!”

The right way to say it: Or-derve

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2. Khow Suey


How can something so delicious have such an unappetizing name? Yeh Burmese log bhi naa!

The right way to say it: Khao sway

3. Aglio Olio


Sounds like it’s from Delhi: yeh lio, woh lio...aglio olio?!

The right way to say it: Aalio olio

4. Poutine


It’s just fries and gravy with a bit o’ cheese, loves - why make it sound like it’s the name of a President!?

The right way to say it: Pu-teen

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5. Gnocchi


Don’t know about you, but this name for dough dumplings makes me want to gnoch your eyes out.

The right way to say it: Nyoh-kee

6. Gyro


Arre, merey yaaron!

The right way to say it: Yeer-oh

7. Paella


One pehla, please!

The right way to say it: Pai-yay-ya

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8. Bruschetta


Everybody knows how to say brooshetaa… .oh wait, did I say it wrong?

The right way to say it: Bru-sket-ah

9. Macarons


Did you just say heyyy, Macarena?!

The right way to say it: Makah-ron

10. Croissant


Look, Maa, I’m speaking French!

The right way to say it: Cwa-saun

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11. Crudités


Arre, joh bhi hai, kuch khaane ke liye de de!

The right way to say it: Cru-de-tays

12. Ciabatta


Chewbacca, you say?

The right way to say it: Chi-baa-taa

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13. Niçoise salad


Well, ex-suaaaze me! Hmph.

The right way to say it: Nis-oise salad

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14. Pho


Bless you!

The right way to say it: Fuh

15. Tzatziki


Hey, it’s all Greek to me!

The right way to say it: Sat-zi-ki

16. Worcestershire sauce


Technically, a condiment. Which leaves us saying WTF? i.e.: Where’s the food?

The right way to say it: Wooster sauce

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17. Edamame


Ey, mame, ey kaake, ey chaache!

The right way to say it: Ed-ey-ma-may

18. Foie gras


Why, foie gras to you too!

The right way to say it: Fowa graa

19. Quinoa


Ki farak painda?

The right way to say it: Keen-o-aa

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20. Açaí berries


Chai mein Makai, berries mein Acai… uff khasmun khai!

The right way to say it: A-sai-ee

21. Quesadilla


Um. Kwe-sa-dila? Kes-a-dilla? Kaisa deal hai?

The right way to say it: Kay-se-deeya

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22. Jalapeño


Arey, woh firangi hari mirchi, yaar.

The right way to say it: Hala-peen-yo

23. Fajita


Jo Fajeetaaaaa Wohi Sikandar.

The right way to say it: Fa-hee-taa

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Published on Jul 24, 2015
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