Definition of Nouvelle cuisine

1. Noun. A school of French cooking that uses light sauces and tries to bring out the natural flavors of foods instead of making heavy use of butter and cream.

Generic synonyms: Cuisine, Culinary Art
Geographical relationships: France, French Republic



Definition of Nouvelle cuisine

1. Noun. A French approach to cookery, contrasted with "cuisine classique" (classical cuisine), that is typified by its lighter, more delicate dishes and emphasis on presentation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Nouvelle cuisine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Adventure Guide to Germany by Henk Bekker (2005)
"This elegant restaurant serves French and nouvelle cuisine. ... It serves mainly nouvelle cuisine and classical dishes. It is located in a half-timbered ..."

2. Ibiza, Formentera by Roland Mischke, Berthold Schwarz (2001)
"In addition, there is a little embarrassment associated with Ibi/an cooking because it is more wholesome and solid than the more refined nouvelle cuisine. ..."

3. Home Cooking in the Global Village: Caribbean Food from Buccaneers to by Richard R. Wilk (2006)
"... garnished with local mango and orange, and plated in the minimalist style of French nouvelle cuisine with the obligatory artistic drizzle of sauce. ..."

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