The most mispronounced foods in the world – 9Honey Kitchen

We are lucky enough to live in a country with multicultural food options galore, however, there are many Aussie favourites that are pronounced incorrectly. 
A new study by financial services provider, Remitly, has composed a list of the foods and some might surprise you. 
Analysing 2,700 dishes from over 165 countries around the , combined with investigating the searched terms like 'what is' and 'how to pronounce', they were able to find the confusing and difficult to pronounce foods.
The exact origin of this dessert food is contested but thought to be Greece or Turkey.
It can be difficult to pronounce as you would assume it's phonetically said.
However, Baklava is said with an emphasis on the 'u' song and not the 'a' meaning, its correct pronunciation is ba-kluh-vuh.
24,120 people searched for how to say it correctly, making it last on the list.
This meal had 26,800 people stumped on how to say its name correctly.
Gyoza, often , is actually said as gee-ow-zuh.
Despite being popular in Japan, the gyoza originated in China, where they are called jiaozi.
Admittedly a tricky one, 27,000 people were checking how to correctly say this yummy Greek food.
Made from yogurt, cucumber, olive oil, garlic, lemon and spices, Tzatziki is a dip staple.
The name, which is Greek in origin, is pronounced sat-see-kee, making it the 8th most word on the list.
From the coastal settings of Hawaii, 32,500 people were unsure of how to accurately pronounce the first half of poke bowls.
Poke, meaning "cut into pieces" is how this yummy meal got its name.
It is incorrectly said as poke, as in the verb, instead of its correct form pow-kay-bowl.
bread has caused controversies regarding its pronunciation for years.
Made almost the same way as pizza, just with more yeast, foccacia is often said as fo-ka-ke-a.
Traditionally baked in coals, focaccia is correctly pronounced as fuh-kach-ee-uh, despite 33,300 people being unsure.
Many are unsure how to properly pronounce the Mexican staple, quesadillas, with 40,200 people searching how to say it last year.
It is often mispronounced as kay-su-dill-uhs instead of its correct form kay-suh-dee-uh.
53,800 people were unsure of how to pronounce this quintessential meal.
Pizza is often pronounced peed-tsah instead of peet-suh.
The origins of pizza are commonly debated, some people believe it was invented in Italy, while others trace its origins back to Egypt.
The third most incorrectly pronounced food is a beloved meal that is made from potatoes.
With 123,200 people unsure of how to say it, gnocchi is commonly pronounced guh-no-key and guh-notchy.
Originating from the term nocca, which means knuckles, most words that created the term gnocchi stem from small tight and rounded shapes
This winter warmer classic has become a staple for lunchtime, especially on rainy days.
The delicious Vietnamese meal, pho, is often mispronounced, as many lengthen the O, instead of its correct pronunciation of fuh, similar to fur.

150,600 people searched for how to pronounce pho, a word that originated from the end of the 19th century.
One of Australia's favourite Greek foods is also the most mispronounced.
Gyros is often incorrectly pronounced as guy-ros, with 346,500 annual global searches checking how to say it the right way.
The term Gyros originates from its literal Greek meaning "to turn" in reference to how the meat is cooked and is pronounced yi-ros.


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