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haute cuisine

[oht kwi-zeen; French oht kwee-zeen] /ˌoʊt kwɪˈzin; French oʊt kwiˈzin/
fine or gourmet cooking; food preparation as an art.
Origin of haute cuisine
< French Unabridged
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  • It's a soupy, creamy street food that's recently entered the realm of haute cuisine.
  • The stew stove enabled a chef to create the sophisticated style of food preparation known as haute cuisine.
  • The room is elegant, but the lunch is not haute cuisine.
British Dictionary definitions for haute cuisine

haute cuisine

/ot kwizin/
high-class cooking
Word Origin
literally: high cookery
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