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Asian cuisine is a term for the various cuisines of East Asia and for fusion dishes based on combining them. It does not usually include Pacific cuisine, also called Polynesian cuisine, or the cuisines of southern, central and western Asia, including Indian and Middle Eastern cuisine. East Asia is a subregion of Asia. ... Regional cuisines Indian cuisine can be broken down into three distinct regional styles: North Indian Rajasthan/Gujarat Punjab Kashmir Benaras Mughlai/durbar South Indian Kerala Andhra Kannada/Mysore Tamil cuisine Maharashtrian Eastern Bengali Assamese Thanks to Indias geography, wheat is a staple of North Indian foods, while rice is... The term Middle Eastern cuisine refers to the cuisines of the Middle East. ...

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Cuisine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (461 words)
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.
Spain Travel Info | Asia Travel Europe (1878 words)
Varied and delicious are the terms that define a cuisine that is simple, hearty and natural, that relies on the excellence of the local produce, and that is to be found in Aragon, La Rioja and Navarre.
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.
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