cuisine bourgeoise

Pronunciation: [kwih-ZEEN boor-ZHWAHZ]

French for "middle-class cooking," referring to plain but good, down-to-earth cooking.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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