How do you pronounce ‘recipe’? What is the correct pronunciation?

Many students don’t know! Check out this short video to learn how to pronounce ‘recipe’ correctly!

In one of my Skype sessions today, my student pronounced the word “recipe” incorrectly.

She said, “ra-seep” which is wrong.

And when this happened, it reminded me that a lot of my other students have done the same thing in the past.

So, I thought it would be good to explain this for everybody.

So, remember when we’re talking about a recipe it’s not pronounced in the typical way,

that the English language is pronounced. It’s “ra-sa- pe, ra-sa- pe.” So never say, “ra-seep”

that’s wrong. It’s always going to be “ra-sa- pe, ra-sa- pe”, recipe.

Here are a couple example sentences:

“Make sure you follow the recipe when you make the pizza.”


“I don’t think this is a good idea. It seems like a recipe for disaster.”


All right, there you go. Recipe, “ra-sa- pe.”


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