Cuisine (pronounced "quizeen") (from French cuisine, "cooking; culinary art; kitchen"; ultimately from Latin coquere, "to cook") is a characteristic style of cooking practices and traditions,often associated with a specific culture. Cuisines are often named after the geographic areas or regions from which they originate.

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