10 Foods Known by Different Names Around the World

1. Fries: The U.k. oftan differs from the rest of the world when it comes to food names.

2. Chips: To confuse things even more, the U.K. has its own name for chips.

3. Cilantro: From the original Spanish, cilantro translates as “coriander leaves.

4. Prawn: If you like being utterly confused, consider the case of the prawn.

5. Omelet: Many already know this one, but considering the global viewpoint is worth considering. 

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6. Hot Dog: It’s another food where Britain and the United States agree; this time, there is no dispute over the spelling. 

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7. Biscuits: The U.K. doesn’t have a direct equivalent to the United States’ bready, flaky biscuits.

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8. Baked Potato: The British also have different names for certain cooking methods. 

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9. Peanut Butter: Some food names translate better than others. 

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10. Eggplant: The British version of this purple-colored vegetable sounds like it derives from the French language. 

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