Author: Paula Wolfert
"When I develop my recipes I always look for ways to create what I call the Big Taste. While I enjoy eating simple grilled foods, what interests me when I cook are dishes with a taste that is fully dimensional. What do I mean by Big Taste? I mean food that is deeply satisfying, and that appeals to all the senses." This revised edition of Mediterranean Cooking celebrates the sensuous pleasures and "Big Taste" of cooking in the various styles of the countries surrounding the world's largest inland sea. In more than 150 authentic recipes (75 of them brand new), Wolfert reveals the aromas, flavors, and textures of this bountiful area, which includes coastal France, Spain, Italy, Greece, Morocco, Tunisia, and other neighboring countries. Recipes are indexed by nationality and course for those who wish to serve a complete Mediterranean meal from a particular country or region. Each recipe states the equipment needed and gives approximate times for preparation and cooking. There is also a list of suppliers of ingredients that may not be locally available. Wolfert's culinary expertise, for which she has been hailed by Food & Wine magazine as the "Mistress of the Mediterranean,"is evident in the stylish and informative way she presents each delicious recipe. Among the dishes included in this sumptuous volume are Spinach and Cheese Dumplings with Gorgonzola Sauce, Roast Pork with Oranges, Couscous in the Style of Tangier, and Honey Walnut Cake. In addition to being fresh and delicious, the cuisine of this sunny region is lower in saturated fats and higher in fiber than most other cooking styles. The focus on fruits, vegetables, and grains rather than meat and the reliance on red wine and olive oil are believed to contribute to the long, healthy lives of the Mediterranean peoples. Paula Wolfert's reputation as one of the world's preeminent food writers and cookbook authors, combined with her acute knowledge of the Mediterranean region, makes this book a mandatory addition to the kitchen of anyone who cares about eating well.
Vivid Flavors From Spain's Mediterranean Coast
Author: Colman Andrews
Publisher: Harvard Common Press
Noting how Catalan techniques are being increasingly implemented by some of the world's top chefs, an introduction to its traditions explains how to achieve unexpectedly flavorful results through unusual combinations, in a volume that contains two hundred recipes. Reprint.
Delicious Dishes to Control or Avoid Diabetes
Author: Robin Ellis
Publisher: Hachette UK
This book is a second, fully revised edition of Robin Ellis's hugely successful Delicious Dishes for Diabetics. Based on Mediterranean cuisine - one of the healthiest in the worldbook - British actor, Robin Ellis shares his lifetime collection of healthy and simple recipes especially selected and adapted for people wishing to control or prevent Types 2 diabetes. Diagnosed wth Type 2 diabetes himself, Robin explains the strategic changes he made - in what he eats and how he prepares his food - that allowed him to bring his glucose levels down sufficiently to avoid taking medication for six years. This fully illustrated book contains photographs, not only of the recipes but of beautiful, rural southwestern France, where Robin lives and leads sell-out cooking workshops focused on simple, delicious and healthy Mediterranean cuisine, making the most of all the fresh local ingredients available.
365 Recipes for Every Day of the Year
Author: Kate McMillan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
This revised edition of the 2012 best-selling title features 100 new seasonally driven recipes and a selection of new full-color photography. This well curated collection of recipes offers a delicious soup for every day of the year. Soup is often thought of as comfort dish for cold weather, Soup of the Day showcases how diverse soups can be. From light gazpachos to hearty chowders, cream of tomato to chicken noodle, vegetable-lentils to steak and potatoes, there’s something to please every palate throughout the year—and plenty of full-meal soups for easy dinner solutions. New recipes include: Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Crispy Pancetta & Gremolata Creamy Brussels Sprouts Soup with Maple Bacon Indian-Spiced Parsnip Soup with Grilled Naan Mac & Cheese Chili Tofu-Kimchi Stew Mushroom, Leek, Wheat Berries & Shrimp Soup Snow Pea Consommé with Cheese Tortellini Caramelized Leek Soup with Blue Cheese Crumble Lamb & Chickpea Chili with Cumin Crema Carrot-Gruyere Soup with Brown Butter Croutons Asiago-Stout Soup with Caramelized Spicy Pears Ramen with Roasted Pork & Soft Egg in Spicy, Soy Broth Clam & Celery Root Chowder Cream of Black Bean Soup with Roasted Poblanos & Cotija Cheese Provencal Chard Soup with Lardoons Ginger–Galangal Broth with Chili & Chicken Meyer Lemon & Potato Soup Tomato Tarragon Soup with Fennel Croutons Grilled Asparagus & Green Onion Soup with Poached Egg Corn & Spinach Chowder with Avocado The recipes are categorized by month of the year and laid out in an easy-to-follow, calendar format. The monthly calendars highlight the season’s best ingredients to bring you fresh and delicious flavor combinations all year round.
Author: Sharon LaBorde
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
A newly revised and expanded edition of the popular original, "Following the Sun" contains everything you need to get started in your own Egyptian Pagan or Kemetic practice. It includes major topics such as explanations of Egyptian history versus conspiracy theories, understanding the concept of "ma'at" and Egyptian ethics, how to build your own altar or shrine, crafting your own ritual garb and oils, and rituals and prayers for a variety of purposes. Now with expanded sections on ancient Nubia's relation to ancient Egypt, ancient polytheism and the Exodus story, and complete rituals for a Tameran Wheel of the Year. With a down-to-earth, easy to read format, this book is a must for anyone seeking to explore Egyptian Paganism.
Author: Elizabeth David
Publisher: Penguin UK
A Book of Mediterranean Food - published in 1950 - was Elizabeth David's first book and it is based on a collection of recipes she made while living in France, Italy, the Greek islands and Egypt. 'Britain's most inspirational food writer' Independent She gives us hearty pasta and polenta dishes from Italy; aromatic and tangy salads from Turkey and Greece; and tasty seafood and saffron dishes from Spain. Whether it is the simplicity of hummus or the delicious blending of flavours found in plates of ratatouille or paella, Elizabeth David's wonderful recipes are imbued with all the delights of the sunny south. 'Not only did she transform the way we cooked but she is a delight to read' Express on Sunday Elizabeth David is the woman who changed the face of British cooking. She introduced post-war Britain to the sun-drenched delights of the Mediterranean and her recipes brought new flavours and aromas into kitchens across Britain.
The Surprising, Unbiased Truth about What You Should Eat and Why
Author: Jonny Bowden
Publisher: Fair Winds Press (MA)
A complete guide to the healthiest foods you can eat and how to cook them!
The Authorized Biography of Elizabeth David
Author: Artemis Cooper
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Elizabeth David was born into a upper-class family and pursued a rebellious and bohemian life as a student of art and then an actress in Paris, before running off with a married man to Greece and then settling in Cairo, where she worked for the British government. After the Second World War, she returned to England, where she was shocked by poor food into writing first articles, then books on Meditteranean cooking. A Book of Mediterranean Food was published in 1950, inspiring a cookery revolution, bringing new flavours and ingredients to the drab, post-war British diet. Over the next few years, David was to become a major influence on British cooking, yet her classic cookery books show little of the colourful personality behind the public persona. Artermis Cooper, in this refreshing biography, reveals an adventurous and uncompromising personality - a woman with a passion for food, life and men. This is the whole story: of her strong friendships, her failed marriage, tempestuous affairs and the greatest love of her life, told with extensive refererence to David's private papers and letters. 'In this wonderful and creative book, Cooper has brought David to life... she not only writes like an angel, but has done her research with great skill and obvious enjoyment.' Derek Cooper, Sunday Times 'Engagingly well-written, thoroughly researched and documented. One of the delights of Artemis Cooper's book is that it makes you go back, time and again, to the source. And suddenly I will find that I have whiled away the afternoon re-reading, for the sheer pleasure of it, half of Spices or An Omlette and a Glass of Wine.' Frances Bissell, The Times 'Fluent, engaging and astonishingly readable.' Clarissa Dickson Wright, Mail on Sunday 'Artemis Cooper is skilled and wise enough to handle the contradictory sides of David's character without being either censorious or sensational.' Arabella Boxer, The Times Literary Supplement
Author: Anthony Ham,Abigail Hole
Lonely Planet Country Guides offer inspired, authentic practical advice-the authority for independent travelers the world over-whatever their age, budget or destination.- More planning itinerary inspiration- Cross referencing between maps text- Increased mid- range budget coverage- Great easy-to-use mapsTunisia, 3rd Edition features- in- depth reviews of the best beaches and top Saharan expeditions- extensive highlights and itineraries (including a special Star Wars journey) to see the best of the country- expert food writer uncovers the secrets of Tunisian food and wine