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Cuisine vs. Delicacy

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Cuisinenoun

A characteristic style of preparing food, often associated with a place of origin.

‘French cuisine is considered to be one of the world's most refined and elegant styles of cooking.’; ‘The restaurant is noted for its excellent cuisine.’;

Delicacynoun

The quality of being delicate.

Cuisinenoun

A kitchen or cooking department.

Delicacynoun

Something appealing, usually a pleasing food, especially a choice dish of a certain culture suggesting rarity and refinement -a Chinese delicacy

Cuisinenoun

The kitchen or cooking department.

Delicacynoun

Fineness or elegance of construction or appearance.

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Cuisinenoun

Manner or style of cooking.

Delicacynoun

Frailty of health or fitness.

Cuisinenoun

the practice or manner of preparing food or the food so prepared

Delicacynoun

Refinement in taste or discrimination.

Cuisine

A cuisine is a style of cooking characterized by distinctive ingredients, techniques and dishes, and usually associated with a specific culture or geographic region. Regional food preparation traditions, customs and ingredients often combine to create dishes unique to a particular region.A cuisine is primarily influenced by the ingredients that are available locally or through trade, they can even be made into distinct ingredients themselves when they become popular within a region, take for example Japanese rice in Japanese cuisine and New Mexico chile in New Mexican cuisine.

Delicacynoun

Tact and propriety; the need for such tact.

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Delicacynoun

The state or condition of being delicate; agreeableness to the senses; delightfulness; as, delicacy of flavor, of odor, and the like.

‘What choice to choose for delicacy best.’;

Delicacynoun

Nicety or fineness of form, texture, or constitution; softness; elegance; smoothness; tenderness; and hence, frailty or weakness; as, the delicacy of a fiber or a thread; delicacy of a hand or of the human form; delicacy of the skin; delicacy of frame.

Delicacynoun

Nice propriety of manners or conduct; susceptibility or tenderness of feeling; refinement; fastidiousness; and hence, in an exaggerated sense, effeminacy; as, great delicacy of behavior; delicacy in doing a kindness; delicacy of character that unfits for earnest action.

‘You know your mother's delicacy in this point.’;

Delicacynoun

Addiction to pleasure; luxury; daintiness; indulgence; luxurious or voluptuous treatment.

‘And to those dainty limbs which Nature lentFor gentle usage and soft delicacy?’;

Delicacynoun

Nice and refined perception and discrimination; critical niceness; fastidious accuracy.

‘That Augustan delicacy of taste which is the boast of the great public schools of England.’;

Delicacynoun

The state of being affected by slight causes; sensitiveness; as, the delicacy of a chemist's balance.

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Delicacynoun

That which is alluring, delicate, or refined; a luxury or pleasure; something pleasant to the senses, especially to the sense of taste; a dainty; as, delicacies of the table.

‘The merchants of the earth are waxed rich through the abundance of her delicacies.’;

Delicacynoun

Pleasure; gratification; delight.

‘He Rome brent for his delicacie.’;

Delicacynoun

the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance;

‘the daintiness of her touch’; ‘the fineness of her features’;

Delicacynoun

something considered choice to eat

Delicacynoun

refined taste; tact

Delicacynoun

smallness of stature

Delicacynoun

lack of physical strength

Delicacynoun

subtly skillful handling of a situation

Delicacynoun

lightness in movement or manner

Delicacy

A delicacy is usually a rare or expensive food item that is considered highly desirable, sophisticated or peculiarly distinctive, within a given culture. Irrespective of local preferences, such a label is typically pervasive throughout a region.

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