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nouvelle cuisine

noun

: a modern style of cooking in which light, healthy food is prepared and served in an attractive way

Full Definition of NOUVELLE CUISINE

:  a form of French cuisine that uses little flour or fat and stresses light sauces and the use of fresh seasonal produce; also :  a national or regional cuisine that stresses lightness and freshness in preparation <American nouvelle cuisine>

Origin of NOUVELLE CUISINE

French, literally, new cuisine
First Known Use: 1975

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