You know that awkward moment when you are about to pronounce a brand or a particular word which you are not sure of how it’s supposed to sound? And you say it anyway, hoping that no one will know the correct pronunciation?
“That bag from Hermes is so expensive!”
“Let’s have meatballs at Ikea!”
“May I have a bruschetta please?”
“Oh my friend got her shower gel from L’Occitane”
Insert awkward pause.
Last year, I decided that I should Google these words so at least I don’t get all awkward and self conscious the next time I say these:
Aglio Olio: AH-LIO-OH-LIO
Salmon: SEH-MON (rhymes with lemon); not SAHL MON or SELLL MON
And here’s your guide to the basic Italian menu- CLICK