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Encyclopedia > Western cuisine
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of the Cuisine series
Preparation techniques and cooking items

Techniques - Utensils
Weights and measures
Image File history File links Title_Cuisine_2. ... 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. ... Cooking is the act of preparing food for consumption. ... This is a list of food preparation utensils, also known as kitchenware. ... // United States measures Note that the measurements in this section are in U.S. customary units. ...

Ingredients and types of food

Spices and Herbs
Sauces - Soups - Desserts
Cheese - Pasta - Bread
Other ingredients
A spice is a dried seed, fruit, root, bark or resin substance used in nutritionally insignificant quantities as a food additive for the purpose of flavouring. ... A herb (pronounced hurb in Commonwealth English and urb in American English) is a plant grown for culinary, medicinal, or in some cases even spiritual value. ... For the computer protocol, see SAUCE In cooking, a sauce is a liquid served on or used in the preparation of food. ... Soup is a savoury liquid food that is made by boiling ingredients, such as meat, vegetables and beans in stock or hot water, until the flavor is extracted, forming a broth. ... WINKY DESSERTS!!!!!! ... Cheese is a solid food made from the curdled milk of cows, goats, sheep, or other mammals. ... Pasta is a food that is made of mainly carbohydrates and is often eaten before events to give ones body energy. ... French bread has a somewhat rigid crust. ... Food is any substance consumed by living organisms, including liquid drinks. ...

Regional cuisines

Africa - Asia - Caribbean
South Asian - Latin America
Middle East - The West Sample food of Zimbabwe Cuisine of Africa reflects indigenous traditions, as well as influences from Arabs, Europeans, and Asians. ... Asian cuisine is a term for the various cuisines of East and Southeast Asia and for fusion dishes based on combining them. ... Caribbean cuisine is a fusion of Spanish, French, African, Amerindian and Indian cuisine. ... South Asian cuisine includes the cuisines of the Indian subcontinent. ... See the individual entries for: Argentine cuisine Brazilian cuisine Mexican cuisine South American cuisine . ... The term Middle Eastern cuisine refers to the cuisines of the Middle East. ...


Other cuisines...

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Famous chefs
Kitchens - Meals
Wikibooks: Cookbook
This is a list of famous and notable chefs: Real chefs Ferran Adrià Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall Mario Batali James Beard Raymond Blanc Heston Blumenthal Paul Bocuse Daniel Boulud Anthony Bourdain Alton Brown Antoine Carême Chen Kenichi Chen Kenmin Michael Chiarello Julia Child George Crum Juan Carlos Cruz Tarla Dalal... A kitchen is a room used for food preparation. ... A meal is an instance of eating, specifically one that takes place at a specific time and includes specific, prepared food. ...

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Western cuisine is a term used for cuisine in The Americas and in Europe. The Americas (sometimes referred to as America) is the area including the land mass located between the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean, generally divided into North America and South America. ... Europe forms the westernmost part of Eurasia. ...


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