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How Do You Pronounce These Italian Foods?

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  1. Bruschetta

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    Italians pronounce it "broo-skeh-tta" with a hard "SKEH" sound.

  2. Bolognese

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    Italians clearly enunciate the last two syllables in "bo-lo-NAY-ZAY."

  3. Mozzarella

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    Italians clearly enunciate the "-LUH" in "mot-suh-rel-luh."

  4. Focaccia

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    Italians emphasize the double Cs in "foh-cah-CHEE-ah."

  5. Antipasto

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    Italians pronounce the first syllable in antipasto like "Ah, a monster!" and not like "Anne of Green Gables."

  6. Mascarpone

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    Italians clearly enunciate the last two syllables in "mas-kar-POH-NAY."

  7. Minestrone

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    Italians clearly enunciate the last two syllables in "mee-nay-STRO-NAY."

  8. Porchetta

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    Italians pronounce it "por-keh-tta" with a hard "KEH" sound.

  9. Prosciutto

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    Italians pronounce it "pro-shoot-toe" with an emphasis on the "-TOE."

  10. Ricotta

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    Italians clearly enunciate the "-tah" in "ree-caw-TAH."

  11. Calzone

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    Italians clearly enunciate the "-nay" in "cal-zo-NAY."

  12. Rigatoni

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    Italians enunciate the last two syllables in "rig-ah-TOE-NEE."

  13. Cappuccino

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    Italians pronounce the first syllable in "KAHP-poo-chee-no" like in "cup" not "cap."

  14. Panettone

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    Italians clearly enunciate the last two syllables in "pah-nay-TOE-NAY."