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English definition of “nouvelle cuisine”

nouvelle cuisine

noun [U]     /ˌnuː.vel.kwɪˈziːn/
a style of cooking in which food is lightly cooked and served in attractive patterns on the plate in small amounts : Raymond Blanc, star of nouvelle cuisine , tells Paul Bailey about the philosophy behind his cooking .Cookery terms
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