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What is Continental food?

Question #72897. Asked by armindasantana.

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Continental cuisine -- A style of cooking that includes the better-known dishes of various western European countries.


Dec 03 2006, 4:49 PM
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I've heard of 'continental breakfast' which means a light breakfast that usually consists of a breadstuff (such as toast, croissants, pastries, etc.) and coffee, tea or other liquid. The continental breakfast is the antithesis of the hearty English breakfast.

As far as continental food, it's of, relating to, or characteristic of a continent. Often Continental - Of or relating to the mainland of Europe; European.

Dec 03 2006, 10:11 PM
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