10 words you are probably pronouncing wrong


Blast from the past…

SPEAKZEASY

7348-pronunciation.png(1) QUESADILLA—-(Kay- sa- dee- ah ).  Straight from Mexico, a QUESADILLA is a flour or corn tortilla filled with all things yummy.  Stuffed with cheese, veggies or other ingredients, it is folded and served in a half-moon shape.

(2) HORS d’OEUVRES—-( Or- derv )  This is a fancy name for appetizers.  Hors d’oeuvres are small dishes before the main course, typically meant to be eaten by hand.

(3)  BRUSCHETTA—-(Broo- sket- tah, not broo- shedda ).  All the way from Italy, Bruschetta is grilled bread, rubbed with garlic and sprinkled with olive oil.  Toppings can be varied ——–from tomatoes to cured meat.

(4)MASCARPONE-(Mah- scar- poh- nay)——Milky-white in colour, and easy to spread, Mascarpone is an Italian cheese made from cream.  it is the ever so popular ingredient in a Tiramisu.

(5) GNOCCHI—(Nyawk- kee)—- These are small dumplings made from flour, potatoes, semolina or a combination of these ingredients, boiled and served…

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