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Omnivore - Food vocab from last night's National Spelling Bee finals

Can you spell palatschinken?




Those eighth-graders spelled some serious food words last night at the National Spelling Bee finals. NYC blog The Life Vicarious put up some of the highlights. They include:

Neufchatel: a soft cheese from Normandy.

Palatschinken: The Austrian and Central Bavarian name for a central European pancake.

Simnel: a light fruit cake covered in marzipan.

Check out the whole list at The Life Vicarious, but take their quiz first to see if you can match the food names to their pictures.