from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A contemporary school of French cooking that seeks to bring out the natural flavors of foods and substitutes light, low-calorie sauces and stocks for the traditional heavy butter-based and cream-based preparations.
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- noun A
French approachto cookery, contrasted with "cuisine classique" (classical cuisine), that is typified by its lighter, more delicate dishesand emphasis on presentation.
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- 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
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[French : nouvelle, new + cuisine, cuisine.]
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French nouvelle cuisine, "new cuisine".
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