French cooking means more than just butter, right?
September 8, 2010 8:33 PM Subscribe
Want to learn more about food, specifically regional cuisines. The big question here is: what counts as what? What is "French cuisine" or "Italian cuisine" or even "Californian cuisine"? What are the characteristics of different cuisines that make them distinct from others?
posted by carnivoregiraffe to Food & Drink (19 answers total) 13 users marked this as a favorite
I'm curious about food from both a practical and academic level. I want to know more about the food I cook. I've taken a lot of time learning about where my food comes from and how it is produced, now I think it's time to learn about how people put food to good use.
I'm looking for definitions of all different types of cuisines, the more the merrier! Please help me learn all about food!
Types I've thought of (please feel free to add what I've forgotten):