Usage examples for cuisine

  1. The exuberant Teutonic chatter was balanced on the other side of the room by an even more penetrating conversation unflaggingly maintained by a party of Americans, who were sitting in judgment on the cuisine of the country they were passing through, and finding few extenuating circumstances. – The Unbearable Bassington by Saki
  2. The sunset of the night before had not foretold wind; but wind there began rapidly to be, and by- and- by the lid of one of our cooking- pots bowled along the roof, fell over the edge, and rattled on the stones in the square below: a cloth belonging to the cuisine took flight next over the outer wall, and was seen no more. – In the Tail of the Peacock by Isabel Savory
  3. Our cuisine was bourgeoise also. – Peter Ibbetson by George Du Maurier
  4. A sight of these benign beings has been denied me- for this I make the heavy cuisine of Bohemia responsible; but their spirit lives on and informs the sons of Czech in the realm of the spirit, in art and poetry, above all in music. – From a Terrace in Prague by Lieut.-Col. B. Granville Baker
  5. Besides this convention of the French cuisine there is almost everywhere a convention of the English language in some one of the waiters. – Familiar Spanish Travels by W. D. Howells
  6. But it was managed somehow, and our cuisine was positively astonishing, to which I think we largely owe the fact that none of the staff was ever ill. – A Surgeon in Belgium by Henry Sessions Souttar
  7. According to the contract, he was to pay for the yacht, exclusive of the cuisine and personal service. – Brewster's Millions by George Barr McCutcheon
  8. " Come in, and I'll give you a massage that will make your body feel in ways you've never imagined," said the shark restaurant worker who made a commission luring those of supercilious tastes to a cuisine laced in marginal traces of mercury. – Corpus of a Siam Mosquito by Steven Sills
  9. Mabel's supper was bountiful, and Raridan, who thought he knew the possibilities of the club's cuisine, marveled at the chicken, fried in Maryland style, and at the shoestring potatoes and flaky rolls, which marked an advance on anything that the club kitchen had produced before. – The Main Chance by Meredith Nicholson
  10. The cuisine is abominable, the classical dancers despicable. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  11. Of course retired army officers are naturally in a condition to import chefs de cuisine, but then we like to keep up the idea of republican simplicity." – His Sombre Rivals by E. P. Roe
  12. What a charming little cuisine! – The Chink in the Armour by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  13. They had more time to devote to culinary operations, and the cuisine of that day was always the most varied of the week. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  14. He had not, stayed to supper at the Aniene with his friend, because, on a previous visit to Subiaco, he had found the cuisine of that hotel too simple to suit his taste, and he had hopes of a French supper from Signora Selva. – The Saint by Antonio Fogazzaro Commentator: William Roscoe Thayer
  15. In order to avoid the temptation of overeating, let the articles of food be coarse rather than attractive, and eschew all the devices of the cuisine. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  16. His eyes had that dulness which is characteristic of many Frenchmen, and may perhaps be attributed to the habitual enjoyment of too rich a cuisine and too many cigarettes. – The Sowers by Henry Seton Merriman
  17. You may see them swimming about or in boatloads pulled by some enthusiastic if perspiring male member of the family; indeed, the results of Bohemia's excellent cuisine are much in evidence. – From a Terrace in Prague by Lieut.-Col. B. Granville Baker
  18. Visit each other we did constantly, and candour obliges me to state that, though each of us secretly prided herself on the perfection of her cuisine, Miss Monroe gave the most successful afternoon tea of all, on the 'wee grass, ' under the Japanese umbrella. – Penelope's Irish Experiences by Kate Douglas Wiggin
  19. This calls to mind that, before ever entering France, I dreaded the French cuisine; but quite without reason. – The Esperantist, Complete by Various
  20. Her cuisine is a little limited, but she has as good an idea of breakfast as a Scotch- woman. – Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle