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
Mauritian cuisine is made with love, with knowledge, we put everything into our food.
We take different flavors from Chinese cuisine, combine them and create an original flavor.
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.
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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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