haute cuisine

[ oht kwi-zeen; French oht kwee-zeen ]
/ ˌoʊt kwɪˈzin; French oʊt kwiˈzin /

noun

fine or gourmet cooking; food preparation as an art.

Nearby words

  1. haut-rhin,
  2. hautbois,
  3. hautboy,
  4. haute,
  5. haute couture,
  6. haute école,
  7. haute-garonne,
  8. haute-loire,
  9. haute-marne,
  10. haute-normandie

Origin of haute cuisine

From French

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British Dictionary definitions for haute cuisine

haute cuisine

/ French (ot kwizin) /

noun

high-class cooking

Word Origin for haute cuisine

literally: high cookery

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