ALTHOUGH CHICKEN POACHED in wine with a julienne of vegetables sounds like nouvelle cuisine, it's an age-old method, and one I have been rethinking, transforming and enjoying for more than 35 years.
Readers' Pick: We punched " nouvelle cuisine " into our pocket French-Arizonan translator and it gave us "killer grub".
Remember the nouvelle cuisine of the '80s.
FOR some, the '80s were about three-martini lunches, nouvelle cuisine and the emerging global palate.
Nouvelle cuisine made celebrities of many French chefs, but the star of the movement was always Paul Bocuse.
To them the nouvelle cuisine practitioners of the 1980s and '90s were the impressionists, and Ferran Adria of El Bulli, Heston Blumenthal and Grant Achatz are the great modernists .
The opening treatise takes the reader from Apicius to Escoffier to nouvelle cuisine and "The Seeds of Modernism ," finishing with a 30-year timeline placing key techniques and innovators in context.
Juan Mari Arzak led Spain's culinary revolution and became a King of Nouvelle Cuisine.
Seasonal nouvelle and classic Southern cuisine is offered in an elegant atmosphere in the country.
Both Oriental and French nouvelle cuisines have influenced this trend.