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How Do You Pronounce?

Food terms can be tricky, especially foreign ones. Turn to the Chowhound community for hard-to-pronounce words so you can speak fluent foodese.
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"Leon Jaeggi" How is "Jaeggi" Pronounced?

by Newlyn_Tinning 1 year ago

Hello All. As the title, how is the "Jaeggi" of "Leon Jaeggi & Sons Ltd" pronounced? I have in the past heard it ... to pronounce?

by erica 11 years ago

There is no accent on the bottle label, but I often see the word written with an accent over the "e" which makes me b...


MikeG commented 1 year ago

OK folks... It's capocollo, not all the other misspellings and pronounciations

by ChiliDude 5 years ago

I'm an old curmudgeon who hates to see a beautiful language tortured. Altho I am not of Italian descent, my wife is o...


berhys commented 1 year ago

How do you pronounce "praline"?

by racer x 7 years ago

Are there regional variations in how people pronounce this word?


ohplz commented 1 year ago

It's about that time -- Chef Name Pronunciation Guide Update

by Baber 11 years ago

Some of you may be familiar with my "world-famous" chef pronunciation guide over at I just go...


Canducci commented 2 years ago

Banh Mi Pronunciation

by ReelMike84 9 years ago

Ok everyone, I need some pronunciation clarity for the Vietnamese ban mi. I've always said "b-ah-n me," but when I wa...


Vannubsauce commented 2 years ago

How to pronounce "tastevin"?

by orezscu 12 years ago

How does one pronounce "tastevin," if one wants to speak as though one is regularly coming across the sort of profess...


szechuancrazy commented 3 years ago

How Do You Pronounce "Gyro?"

by foodmonk 11 years ago

Help me out, folks ... How do you -- or people where you live -- pronounce "gyro?" You know, the Greek sandwich t...


C70 commented 3 years ago

How do you pronounce SUNDAE ( ice cream sundae)?

by Captain Asparagus 16 years ago

How do you pronounce the work sundae? As in ice cream sundae. Pronounce it like the day of the week? Like Sunday? Or...


Midlife commented 3 years ago

Pronunciation of Doisy Daene?

by SmartCookie 3 years ago

I'm of the understanding that Doisy is pronounced "Dwa Zee". Clarification anyone please?


kagemusha49 commented 3 years ago

how do you pronounce "Garrotxa"?

by DanM 16 years ago

It's a Catalan goat cheese that I had as part of an after dinner cheese platter at a restaurant the other night. I l...


6PTsocket commented 3 years ago

Pronunciation-checked at Penzey’s

by EM23 3 years ago

I asked where the “que-min” was and the sales person directed me to the “coo-min”. I found it, regardless of the pron...


paulj commented 3 years ago

How do you pronounce "OYSTER"?

by alkapal 7 years ago

Watching the adorable John Besh, who was born in Meridian, Mississippi, and raised in south Louisiana, I heard him pr...


njmarshall55 commented 4 years ago

Is it OK when David Rocco pronounces Italian words correctly but not when Giada does it?

by Midlife 8 years ago

Giada de Laurentiis (whose grandfather Dino just passed away, by the way) takes a lot of heat here for the way she pr...


EM23 commented 4 years ago

How do you pronounce your foreign food phrases?

by chowser 4 years ago

I thought this was funny in a Giada-esque kind of way (hoping this doesn't become a Giada bashing thread). Don't we ...


linguafood commented 4 years ago

Let's pronounce the word Mozza.

by SaltCod 10 years ago

I've had several friends pronounce this word three different ways. I'll write them out as simply as I can. There'...


mbfant commented 4 years ago

Silly question, how do you pronounce Momofuku?

by Jerseygirl111 7 years ago

Is it Mo mo foo koo? That's how I have been saying it and I don't want to be embarassed like broo she ta or she...


PhilD commented 4 years ago