How To Say A Piacere

How To Say A Piacere

Alex Read

August 4, 2017

‘A piacere’ is a menu term that literally means ‘to your liking’, or more accurately translated, ‘to taste’. ‘Piacere’ is the Italian verb for ‘to like’, and is extensively used in many contexts. You will often hear Italians say ‘piacere’ by itself in the sense of ‘it’s a pleasure’, or ‘with pleasure’. You find ‘a piacere’ on…

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How To Say Bocconcini

How To Say Bocconcini

Alex Read

September 2, 2017

‘Bocconcini’ means ‘titbits’ or ‘nibbles’ in Italian. It comes from the word ‘bocca’, which means ‘mouth’ in Italian. It can also be used to describe various things, including: small, individual mozzarella cheeses which weigh about 50g (this is what most English speaking food lovers think of when they hear the word) small bread rolls bocconcini…

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How To Say Cervo

How To Say Cervo

Alex Read

September 9, 2017

‘Cervo’ is Italian for ‘red-deer’, or stag, but it is also the word for venison. In this sense you will find: carne di cervo – literally ‘meat of venison’ coscia di cervo – haunch of venison The Italian word for ‘game’ is ‘selvaggina‘. How do you say ‘venison’ in French and Spanish? French chevreuil Spanish…

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