haute cuisine

   (oht kwee-ZEEN) [French] The art of preparing fine food; gourmet cooking.

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  • Haute cuisine — (literally high cooking in French) or grande cuisine refers to the cooking of the grand restaurants and hotels of the Western world. It is characterised by elaborate preparations and presentations; large meals of small, often quite rich courses;… …   Wikipedia

  • haute cuisine — ► NOUN ▪ high quality cooking following the style of traditional French cuisine. ORIGIN French, high cookery …   English terms dictionary

  • haute cuisine — [ōt΄kwē zēn′] n. [Fr, lit., high kitchen] 1. the preparation of fine food by highly skilled chefs 2. food prepared in this way …   English World dictionary

  • Haute cuisine — Grande cuisine La haute cuisine ou grande cuisine fait références à la cuisine des grands restaurants et hôtels de luxe . Elle se caractérise par des préparations méticuleuses et une présentation soignée de mets en général de prix élevé,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Haute Cuisine — Der Begriff Haute Cuisine [ot kɥiˈzin] („Hohe Küche“) ist heute ein international geläufiger Begriff für die so genannte „gehobene“ Küche, angeboten vor allem in Restaurants. Geprägt wurde er im 19. Jahrhundert in Frankreich. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Haute cuisine — La Haute Cuisine (palabra del idioma francés Alta cocina), denominada también grande cuisine se refiere a la cocina practicada en los grandes hoteles y restaurantes del mundo occidental. Se caracteriza por el empleo de los productos de más… …   Wikipedia Español

  • haute cuisine —    small portions of expensive food    Literally, high quality cooking:     When I m away I live in hotels, where I get junk tricked out as haute cuisine. (Follett, 1979, and get charged accordingly) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • Haute Cuisine — Haute Cui|sine [(h)o:tky̆i zi:n], die; [frz., zu: haut = hoch u. cuisine = Küche, vgl. ↑ Nouvelle Cuisine]: gehobene [französische] Kochkunst …   Universal-Lexikon

  • haute cuisine — haute cui|sine [ˌəut kwıˈzi:n US ˌout ] n [U] [Date: 1900 2000; : French; Origin: high cooking ] cooking of a very high standard, especially French cooking …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • haute cuisine — haute cui|sine [ ,out kwı zin ] noun uncount very good cooking, especially French cooking …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • haute cuisine — haute cui•sine [[t]ˌoʊt kwɪˈzin[/t]] n. 1) coo food preparation as an art 2) fine food prepared in an elaborate manner • Etymology: < F: lit., high kitchen …   From formal English to slang

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