Question: How Is "Mascarpone" Pronounced?

December 30, 2009


Colin Saunders's picture


Barnaby Dorfman's picture

Mascarpone is an Italian name for a soft-rich cheese often used in desserts like Tiramisu. Not sure why, but many Americans mispronounce it and move the R before the S and fail to pronounce the final E. There are no silent letters in Italian.