Where did Nouvelle Cuisine Come From?

Have you heard of Nouvelle cuisine?  It is French for “new cuisine” and while not new any longer it does have an interesting history.  This standard in modern gourmet kitchens was at one time truly revolutionary.  It transformed the way food is prepared and presented.  Thus opening up a whole new world of cuisine and opportunities for chefs to express their creativity.  Beginning in France during the 1960s and and 1970s, Nouvelle cuisine sought to emphasize natural flavors, freshness, and also beautiful plating.  Who first created this type of cuisine?  Which revolutionaries furthered this movement?  Read on to find out!

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