04/10/2012 09:06 am ET Updated Aug 31, 2012

The Hardest-To-Pronounce Spices And Condiments

Pronouncing the complicated names of foreign dishes, spices and condiments can be pretty difficult to say the least -- even for those who think they have a handle on languages. If you often find yourself at a restaurant not knowing how to pronounce the spice used in one of your favorite dishes or the condiment at the center of the table, then this guide is for you.

Our guide includes the phonetic pronunciation, what each spice or condiment is made of, and how you can use it in your own cooking. Browse our slideshow below to see the spices and condiments that made our list.

What's been your hardest-to-pronounce spice or condiment? Let us know below.

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