Haven’t you all stumped on some wary names off the menu and have wanted to save yourselves some embarrassment before asking the server to bring you the item? Well, chances are we all have at some point in time been there, done that. And if you’ve got it wrong, there maybe many others who may be mispronouncing these names too. So here’s a saviour from some of these commonly mispronounced names:
Let’s get it right though, this time.
Sriracha, the Thai hot sauce, that gives us the tongue tingling sensation each time with its sweet, sour, salty and notes of hot chilli, originated from the Thai town of Sri Racha. The friendly sauce, takes its name from the Sanskrit phrase of "glory to our king".
The way to say it right is See-rah-chuh; the first “R” silent and with a special emphasis on each syllable.