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  Cuisine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A cuisine (from French cuisine, meaning "cooking; culinary art; kitchen"; itself from Latin coquina, meaning the same; itself from the Latin verb coquere, meaning "to cook") is a specific set of cooking traditions and practices, often associated with a place of origin.
New cuisines are constantly evolving, as certain aesthetics rise and fall in popularity among professional chefs and their clientele.
Cuisines of the Americas are based on the cuisines of the countries from which the immigrant peoples came, primarily Europe.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cuisine   (485 words)

 Indian Cuisine Encyclopedia Article @ NaturalResearch.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Indian cuisine is a blend of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian elements.
The end of Vedic period saw the advent of Buddhism and later Jainism, and Indian cuisine was influenced by the principle of ahimsa or non-violence.
The staples of Indian cuisine are rice, atta (a special type of whole wheat flour), and at least five dozen varieties of pulses, the most important of which are chana (bengal gram), toor (pigeon pea or red gram), urad (fl gram) and mung (green gram).
www.naturalresearch.org /encyclopedia/Indian_cuisine   (1461 words)

 SpainDreams. The variety of the Spanish cuisine
Potatoes, cabbage hearts and platters of mixed vegetables or tender legumes, such as pochas (haricot beans allowed to ripen and swell in the pod) are starters or form the garnishing for dishes featuring trout from the nearby mountain streams and speciality meat marinades (chilindrones) and conserves (confits), a taste acquired from the French.
The Mediterranean cuisine, associated with the famous Mediterranean diet that has been shown to be so beneficial for the health, is based on the "Holy Trinity" of wheat, the olive and the vine, with other important ingredients being: rice and legumes; garlic, greens and vegetables; cheese and yoghurt; fish, meat and eggs; and fruit.
This is a school of cuisine which is as varied as it is complete, and which, in the Mediterranean areas of Spain, is interpreted with local differences and twists.
www.spaindreams.com /eng/gastro.htm   (1475 words)

 Cuisine of the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The cuisine of the United States is characterized by the broad diversity of foods, driven by the tendency of the country as a whole to integrate widely divergent ingredients and styles of cooking.
Cuisines differ from region to region and are influenced by innovation and centuries of immigration.
The hamburger may be the most famous United States food.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cuisine_of_the_United_States   (104 words)

 Cookbook:Cuisine of India - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks
Indian cuisine is the general term for the wide variety of cooking styles from India.
In general Indian food is prepared with delicate mixtures of many different fresh and dried spices, and the exact recipes often vary greatly from one household to the next.
The very word "curry" is, in fact, a vague anglicisation with no real meaning in traditional Indian cooking; as in most cuisines, seasoned vegetable and meat dishes are called by thousands of different names depending on the region, ingredients and method of preparation.
en.wikibooks.org /wiki/Cookbook:Cuisine_of_India   (341 words)

 The Triage Group - Cuisine - The ultimate recipe manager for Mac OS X!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Cuisine automatically imports your recipes from Connoisseur and allows easy importing from any other program that supports the RecipeML format.
Well now there is a solution, Cuisine allows you to create unlimited shoppinglists for whatever you may need.
Cuisine is there to ease you through the moment.
triagegroup.org /cuisine   (293 words)

 Cochinnet.com - Culture
Kerala cuisine is very hot and spicy and offers several gastronomic opportunities to those willing to experiment with the local cuisine.
Cuisine of Kerala are midly flavoured, gently cooked and has a certain genteel delicacy on the stomach.
Located on the coastal portion of the country, seafood is one of the main essences in the daily meals of the commom man and the locals.
www.cochinnet.com /culture/cuisine   (299 words)

 Cuisine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Hubei Cuisine consists of dishes from Wuhan, Jinnan, Xiangyun and Southeast Hubei.
Wuhan Cuisine originated in an area where there is a major-scale inland fishery.
Fish is the main ingredient of many dishes, such as steamed Wuchang Fish, penholder-like fish belly, Brown-sauce-stewed fish and quick-boiled fish with oranges.
www.yangtzecruises.com /gallery/cuisine/wuhan_snack.html   (545 words)

 Start your own publishing business-Cuisine Encyclopedia restaurant guide.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The "Cuisine" Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive annual restaurant guide ever created for dining patrons to locate the appropriate eating establishments for their next function, intimate get-together, business lunch or dinner.
From its distinctive front cover to its graphically pleasing and informative index section, to its annually updated menu section, Cuisine Publications are the key kink between its advertisers and the important audience they are targeting.
nd hours, a 75-word paragraph about the restaurant and a list of specific information that helps inform the reader about: type of cuisine, whether reservations are needed, if checks or credit cards are accepted, and more.
www.homebasedbusinessesforsale.com /Cuisineencyclopedia.htm   (431 words)

 cuisine.co.nz - home
Cuisine congratulates all the award-winners, especially Whitestone whose Windsor Blue won the Champion of Champions Award.
Cuisine magazine was judged best food magazine in the world when it won gold at the Gourmet Media World Festival held in Cannes, France.
What Are They?: Italian Cured Meats : An intrinsic part of Italian cuisine, cured meats can be served at the beginning of a meal, either alone or as part of an antipasto selection, or used within a recipe to add flavour to cooking.
www.cuisine.co.nz   (407 words)

 Ethnic Cuisine
African American cuisine predominant in the southern United States is influenced by African styles of preparation and cooking.
As the world's fifth largest country, Brazil is famous for its eclectic cuisine influenced and nurtured by its many regional ethnic backgrounds.
Elaine Sosa slices and dices her way through this ancient civilization to find this country's cuisine is full of sugar and spice (and everything nice).
www.sallys-place.com /food/ethnic_cusine/ethnic_cusine.htm   (704 words)

 Brazil: Backgrounder   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
It is not surprising then that the national cuisine of Brazil is more a collection of unique regional ones; and that certain exotic regional fruits and fish are hardly known elsewhere in the country.
The extraordinary cuisine of Brazil is an amalgam of the cooking heritage of three disparate groups of people: the native Indians, the conquering Portuguese and the African slaves they brought to work in the sugar cane fields.
It was the African cooks in the colonial kitchens of the sugar cane barons, however, who provided the strongest influence in generating what would be considered a Brazilian cuisine.
www.globalgourmet.com /destinations/brazil/brazilback.html   (402 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Cuisine of Greece
Greek cuisine is the cuisine of Greece or perhaps of the Greeks.
Given the geography and history of Greece, this style of cookery is typical of Mediterranean cuisine, with strong influences from Italy, Middle East and, to a lesser extent, from the Balkans.
Too much refinement is generally considered to be against the hearty spirit of the Greek cuisine.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Cuisine_of_Greece   (570 words)

 Georgian Cuisine
People throughout the world know French cuisine notable first of all for its exquisite sauces; Russian cuisine known for appetizing fish dishes, pies and pancakes; Chinese cuisine differing from all others in using uncommon products and possessing quite a specific taste of its own.
Georgian national cuisine is notable for an abundance of all possible kinds of meat, fish and vegetable hors d’oeuvres, various sorts of cheese, pickles and pungent seasonings, the only ones of their kind.
The Georgian table is conducted in a wise manner in accordance with the ancient ritual.
members.tripod.com /ggdavid/georgia/cuisine   (635 words)

 Allrecipes | Cook's Encyclopedia | Chinese cuisine
The combined cuisines of China have often been compared to French cuisine as having made the greatest contribution to the world of food.
Cantonese cuisine is famous for its meat roasting and grilling, fried rice, and BIRD'S NEST and shark's fin soup.
The word mandarin means "Chinese official," and mandarin cooking suggests an aristocratic cuisine that gleans the very finest elements from all the regions.
allrecipes.com /advice/ref/ency/terms/5843.asp   (207 words)

The first cuisine in this part of the world to get enthralled by saffron was the Kashmiri cuisine which is renowned for its subtle, refined flavours.
In time, Kashmiri cuisine has passed the benefits down, introducing the queen of spices to Mughal (particularly the avadhi cuisine of Lucknow), Punjabi, Rajasthani and other North Indian cuisines.
The two recipes given here are easy enough to follow and will open your taste buds to the wonderful aroma and flavour of the spice that enriched Emperor Jehangir's table.
www.royalsaffron.com /cuisine.htm   (300 words)

 MEXICAN CUISINE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Our Cuisine is something more than a set of recipies, requires the definition of it's techniques, characteristics and ingredients exclusively from México.
No other cuisine has "Antojitos" similar to the Mexican Cuisine: our "salsas" which are still made with the traditional "molcajete", and our "moles" in all of their great variety with the unique touch of Mexican Cuisine.
The ways in which we cook the corn, chile and cactus are exclusive to this region of the world.
mexico.udg.mx /cocina/ingles/ingles.html   (153 words)

 Mexican Cuisine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
When Christopher Columbus started his search for valuable species in 1492, instead of arriving in India, he found America, sparking off the conquest of countries which like México opened the world to new culinary horizons with its universal donation of vanilla, avocado, corn, tomato and chocolate, among others.
Due to their variety and deliciousness the cuisine of Puebla, Oaxaca and Yucatán stand out, however one must not forget the recipes from Bajío (central part of the country) or the cuisine of the border states.
However, it is not the objective of this homepage to give a paper on the very varied and rich Mexican cuisine, but to present the basic recipes with the understanding that the elements needed for their preparation are easily available in Denmark, which is not the case of the ingredients needed for more sophisticated dishes.
www.mexican-embassy.dk /cuisine.html#recipe   (931 words)

 Croatia: Cuisine
Croatian cuisine is heterogeneous, and is therefore known as "the cuisine of regions".
Mainland cuisine is more characterized by the earlier Proto-Slavic and the more recent contacts with the more famous gastronomic orders of today - Hungarian, Viennese and Turkish - while the coastal region bears the influences of the Greek, Roman and Illyrian, as well as of the later Mediterranean cuisine - Italian and French.
Pork and potato stew is eaten on pilgrimages and at fairs; cod is prepared for Christmas Eve and Good Friday; pork is eaten on New Year s Day; doughnuts are an inseparable part of carnival festivities, and in the south they prepare a similar fried sweet dish known as hrostule.
www.croatiaemb.net /general.html   (265 words)

 Technorati Tag: cuisine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
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BakingShop: Cuisine Magazine Cuisine Magazine will guide you through the world of food and help develop the skills needed to tackle some of the more challenging culinary techniques.
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 Cuisine 1.0.3 – Mac OS X – VersionTracker
Cuisine is the new recipe management program for Macintosh OS X. Cuisine makes creating, organizing and printing recipes and shopping lists fun and easy no matter your level of computer experience!
Cuisine is a very practical application, it's Address Book like interface may look a little too common at first, but it is what makes it great, because if you have played with Address Book before you will have no problems at all on operating Cuisine.
Other than those two things, I can say that Cuisine is much easier to use and has many greater features that other software don't get even close.
www.versiontracker.com /dyn/moreinfo/macosx/27270   (512 words)

 Authentic Russian Recipes, Cuisine and Cooking
to the world of authentic Russian cuisine and cooking recipes, the place for lovers of delicious dishes and culture of the Rus.
Pelmeni came to Russian cuisine from Siberia and the name is translated like "bread ear" from Komi language.
There are many stories about pelmeni and one true thing is that you can eat a little pelmeni, es...
www.ruscuisine.com   (229 words)

 Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority - Cuisines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
In an island where people originate from a wide variety of places, the local cuisine is a testament to the influence of this melting pot.
Mauritian cuisine is proud of its past but is still firmly rooted in the contemporary world.
A few leading chefs such as Paul Bocuse, Trois Gros brothers and Michel Ducasse have paid a visit to the island and have thus played a part in the creation of this top-quality cuisine.
www.mauritius.net /general_info/geninfo.cuisine.htm   (205 words)

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Malaysia's gastronomic heritage has drawn from each of the constituent cultures of Malaysia as well as from neighbouring states to produce what many people consider to be the most delicious cuisine in the entire world.
The internationally-renowned cuisine of China's Canton and that of southern India are significant sources of Malaysia's culinary heritage, as is the sublime cuisine of Thailand.
Here is a small sampling of Malaysian cuisine; many of these dishes are available at stalls.
www.geographia.com /malaysia/cuisine.html   (802 words)

 Welcome to Cuisine Detroit
Cuisine is honored with The Detroit News Michigan's Best French Restaurant Award
Cuisine was selected by readers of The Detroit News as Michigan's BEST French Restaurant.
Cuisine is listed in the respectable and famous ZAGAT's America’s Top Restaurants 2004.
www.cuisinedetroit.com   (71 words)

Gourmets have long since esteemed the merits of Bulgarian cuisine with the verdict that it is tasty, spicy and varied, appealing to one and all.
Indeed, who would not like the abundance of fresh vegetables and fruits, juicy meat, grilled or served with piquant sauces, mouth-watering vegetarian dishes, simmered slowly on low heat, the banitsa (cheese pie) which simply melts in your mouth, and famous Bulgarian yogurt?
Cups of steaming coffee are served with sweet jam, pancakes with honey and walnuts or baklava.
www.travel-bulgaria.com /content/cuisine.shtml   (212 words)

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