nouvelle cuisine

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nouvelle cuisine

[noo-vel kwee-zeen]
(sometimes initial capital letters) French.
a modern style of French cooking that emphasizes the use of the finest and freshest ingredients simply and imaginatively prepared, often with fresh herbs, the artful arrangement and presentation of food, and the use of reduced stocks in place of flour-thickened sauces.

Origin:
literally, new cooking

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nouvelle cuisine (ˈnuːvɛl kwIˈziːn)
 
n
a style of preparing and presenting food, often raw or only lightly cooked, with light sauces, and unusual combinations of flavours and garnishes
 
[C20: French, literally: new cookery]

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nouvelle cuisine
style of cooking emphasizing freshness and presentation, 1975, from Fr., lit. "new cooking."
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Example sentences
So is the nightmarish fussiness of nouvelle cuisine.
But the oppressive orthodoxies of nouvelle cuisine concentrate and epitomize much that has gone wrong.
Here, even nouvelle cuisine cannot be tiny delicacies served up on huge plates.
Swaying palm trees and starlight glittering in the sea are the stage for the restaurant's dramatically presented nouvelle cuisine.
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