European cuisine, or alternatively Western cuisine, is a generalized term collectively referring to the cuisines of Europe and other Western countries. European cuisine or Western cuisine includes that of Europe including (depending on the definition) that of Russia, as well as non-indigenous cuisines of North America, Australia and Latin America, which derive substantial influence from European settlers in those regions. The term Continental Cuisine is used by East Asians to contrast with Asian styles of cooking. (This is analogous to Westerners referring collectively to the cuisines of East Asian countries as Asian cuisine.) When used by Westerners, the term may sometimes refer more specifically to cuisine in Europe or continental; in this context, a synonym is Continental Cuisine, especially in British English.
The cuisines of Western countries are diverse by themselves, although there are common characteristics that distinguishes Western cooking from cuisines of Asian countries and others. Compared with traditional cooking of Asian countries, for example, meat is more prominent and substantial in serving-size. Steak in particular is a common dish across the West. Similarly to some Asian cuisines, Western cuisines also put substantial emphasis on sauces as seasonings, or accompaniments Wheat-flour bread has long been the most common sources of starch in this cuisine, along with pasta maccaroni ar noodles. and some times potato plays a major starch plant in the diet of Europeans in the form of bloied (mashed potato) or deep fried (french fries) Generally the term refers to European cooking, or more specifically non-English European cooking.
A style of cooking that includes some authentic dishes of various western-Europian countries. as a whole it could be considered as international cuisine paticularly Bristish, American, Australian, NewZealand. it can be shortly categorised by it's way of cooking which involves bakes, grills, stews, barbeques, deepfry, saute'. Today Continental Cuisine has probably come to mean a blend of all international cuisines.
Continental Cuisine is known for its elegant cooking style and also for its beautiful presentation. In terms of health and calories Continental Cuisine is generally good beacuse of its easy digestibility and use of fresh herbs which makes it less spicy but tasty. Generally a typical Continental Lunch or dinner is served in foru courses viz a salad, soup accompanied by a variety of breads/buns, a main course of meat or fish items (in sumptuous quantity) that is baked, grilled or fried and served with boiled vegetables or mashed potato/ french fries and ends with a pudding for dessert.
Krishnokoli's Kitchen has already had some interesting Continental Dishes of its own like Pizza, "fish & chips", Pie, Bread-de-lite, Chessy Garlic toast and soups, Puddings. Today I will post a typical Continental dinner from my kitchen. A standard ChickenSsoup, a Salad, KK Fried Chicken along with Garlic Bread and discuss the recipe of the authentic Fried Chicken cooked by me. Hope you will enjoy this simple mouthwatering recipe!
KK'S FRIED CHICKEN
- Chicken Leg or Breast Pieces ( thoroughly cleaned in running water)
- Lemon juice
- Red Pepper Powder
- White & Black Pepper Powder
- Ginger, Garlic & Green Chilly Paste
- Egg White & and a little Flour
- Bread Crumb or Corn Flakes Powder
- Refined Oil for deep frying
- Marinate Chicken Pieces(4 pcs) with 1/2 tsp lemon juice, salt, pepper and 2 tsp Ginger-garlic-green Chilly paste for at least 6 hours and keep in the refrigerator( do not put them into deep fridge)
- Add the egg white and 1 tsp flour.
- Coat each chicken piece substaintially with the crumb
- Deep Fry the Chicken Pieces in refined oil for 15 minutes( to ensure complete cooking) till it becomes golden yellow in colour.
- Serve hot with Soup/ Salad/ French Fries