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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.
“ Beef with raw quail egg tasted elegant and savage, perfect with some delicate pickled chives, slicked close like veins. Bluefish came slashed with a streak of hot oil that blistered the flesh in a caramel-colored scar. The herring was paired with a curried goat cheese curd with blueberry jam. The duck breast arrived sliced like sashimi, with a smear of fresh American horseradish. ”
“ After her mother died and Adrienne and her father took up with wanderlust, Adrienne became exposed to new foods. For two years they lived in Maine, where in the summertime they ate lobster and white corn and small wild blueberries. They moved to Iowa for Adrienne's senior year of high school and they ate pork tenderloin fixed seventeen different ways. Adrienne did her first two years of college at Indiana University in Bloomington, where she lived above a Mexican cantina, which inspired a love o ...more ”
We all probably rarely read anymore right? Too busy working, schooling, blogging, reading blogs,…more
[close] We all probably rarely read anymore right? Too busy working, schooling, blogging, reading blogs, annoying our spouses. The Breakfast Club is for us all to come together and be better, more frequent readers of books. Here, we'll travel to Europe, discover characters we long to meet, and have foodie adventures that will leave us drooling. You in?
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[close] Do you love to bake or cook? Do you like trying different cuisines? Do you find experimenting with different ingredients in the kitchen fun? Maybe you are even a Food Network addict? Come read books about food history, cooking techniques, the food industry, and famous chefs' memoirs.
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I'd love to answer any and all questions about my book from now until Christmastime. Ask me anyt…more
[close] I'd love to answer any and all questions about my book from now until Christmastime. Ask me anything—and if I don't know the answer, well, at least I can look it up!
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