cuisine, culinary art(noun)
the practice or manner of preparing food or the food so prepared
a characteristic style of preparing food, often associated with a place of origin
Origin: From cuisine, from cocina, dissimilation of coquina, from coquo.
the kitchen or cooking department
manner or style of cooking
Origin: [F., fr. L. coquina kitchen, fr. coquere to cook. See Kitchen.]
Cuisine is a characteristic style of cooking practices and traditions, often associated with a specific culture. Cuisines are often named after the geographic areas or regions that they originate from. A cuisine is primarily influenced by the ingredients that are available locally or through trade. Religious food laws, such as Islamic dietary laws and Jewish dietary laws, can also exercise a strong influence on cuisine. Regional food preparation traditions, customs and ingredients often combine to create dishes unique to a particular region.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kwe-zēn′, n. a kitchen or cooking department: cookery.—n. Cuisin′ier, a cook. [Fr. (It. cucina)—L. coquina—coquĕre, to cook.]
The numerical value of cuisine in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of cuisine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It must be good, this is a great idea, it promotes our cookery, our cuisine and our country.
I didn't know anything about Chilean cuisine, but I liked Borago so much that I ate there two nights in a row.
I try to create a cuisine that reflects the nature surrounding us, it should represent this very moment in time.
Look at Chipotle. It's not a burrito company, it's an ATM, i don't care what cuisine you put through there - it's a phenomenal return.
Harriet Do you actually like haggis Charlie No, I think it's repellent in every way. In fact, I think most Scottish cuisine is based on a dare.
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Translations for cuisine
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- طبخ, طبيخ, مطبخArabic
- cuinaCatalan, Valencian
- μαγειρική, κουζίναGreek
- cucina, culinariaItalian
- 料理, 割烹Japanese
- 料理, 료리, 요리Korean
- kjøken, kjøkkenNorwegian Nynorsk
- kjøkken, matNorwegian
- culinária, cozinhaPortuguese
- kök, matkultur, kokkonst, kSwedish
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