Mediterranean Cooking
1,000 Spanish Recipes
1,000 Spanish Recipes
Hardcover      ISBN: 0470164999
The legacy work by one of the most influential experts on Spanish cuisine Penelope Casas was one of the premier experts on Spanish food: She taught Americans about jam n serrano, Manchego cheese, and chorizo, in addition to countless dishes, from patatas bravas to churros. She wrote several acclaimed books, and 1,000 Spanish Recipes is her final work and legacy. It is the latest--and a very special--addition to the award-winning 1,000 Recipes series; in this unmatched collection of simple, precise recipes, she takes readers on a culinary journey of Spain from Galicia to Madrid to the Canary Islands. There is a wealth of options for tapas (including 18 Spanish omelets); soups (11 recipes for gazpacho); salads; main courses; vegetable, bean, and grain dishes (50 paellas ); breads; and desserts (20 types of flan). Icons for vegetarian recipes, special menus, and features on Spanish ingredients and dishes will engage and reassure cooks. This culmination of Casas's 40-year career and lifelong love affair with Spanish food will be a treasured cookbook and guide.
The 7 Wonders of Olive Oil: Stronger Bones, Cancer Prevention, Higher Brain Function, and Other Medical Miracles of the Green Nectar
The 7 Wonders of Olive Oil
Stronger Bones, Cancer Prevention, Higher Brain Function, and Other Medical Miracles of the Green Nectar
Paperback      ISBN: 1942934734

Jeanne Calment, who lived to be 121, credited one thing for her long life: olive oil.

Olive oil enthusiasts and experts Alice Alech and C cile Le Galliard join forces in this complete guidebook discussing the amazing--almost miraculous--health benefits of olive oil. From slowing the effects of Alzheimer's to building healthy bones, extra virgin olive oil is unrivaled in its natural goodness. With detailed research and findings from doctors, medical researchers, nutritionists, and chefs around the globe, The 7 Wonders of Olive Oil explores the role olive oil plays in the Mediterranean diet, covers tips for cooking with, buying, and storing the green nectar, and most of all, reveals its seven amazing health benefits including:

  • Anti-inflammation
  • Cancer prevention
  • Skin rejuvenation
  • Healthy bones
  • Alzheimer's disease prevention
  • Reduction in risk for diabetes
  • Stroke and heart attack prevention

The Aleppo Cookbook: Celebrating the Legendary Cuisine of Syria
The Aleppo Cookbook
Celebrating the Legendary Cuisine of Syria
Paperback      ISBN: 1566569974
All Sorts of Healthy Dishes
All Sorts of Healthy Dishes
Paperback      ISBN: 1432308238

All Sorts of Healthy Dishes features 96 delicious yet healthy recipes for family meals and entertaining. Author Chantal Lascaris has travelled widely throughout the Mediterranean region and has taken her inspiration from the cuisine of the countries bordering on the Med. As she has always been interested in health and nutrition, she has focused on the Mediterranean diet cooking, which is relaxed, tastes absolutely wonderful and still offers well-documented health benefits. Moreover, she has ensured that all the ingredients are easily available in South Africa.

Accompanied by mouthwatering food photography, the recipes will take you on a culinary journey through the Mediterranean zones of France, Greece, Italy, Morocco, Spain and Turkey. Instead of an expensive travel itinerary, all you need is your kitchen, cooking utensils and a copy of All Sorts of Healthy Dishes. And if you're planning to invite your friends, there is even a selection of menus to guide you.

Ancient Grains for Modern Meals: Mediterranean Whole Grain Recipes for Barley, Farro, Kamut, Polenta, Wheat Berries, & More
Ancient Grains for Modern Meals
Mediterranean Whole Grain Recipes for Barley, Farro, Kamut, Polenta, Wheat Berries, & More
Hardcover      ISBN: 1580083544
In this inspired and highly personal book, Maria Speck draws on food traditions from across the Mediterranean and northern Europe to reveal how versatile, satisfying, flavorful, and sophisticated whole grains can be.

Food writer Maria Speck's passion for propelling Old World staples such as farro, barley, polenta, and wheat berries to the forefront of new American cooking is beautifully presented in Ancient Grains for Modern Meals. Rustic but elegant dishes--Creamy Farro with Honey-Roasted Grapes, Barley Salad with Figs and Tarragon-Lemon Dressing, Lamb Stew with Wheat Berries in Red Wine Sauce, and Purple Rice Pudding with Rose Water Dates--are sure to please discerning palates and become favorites in any whole grain repertoire.

Food lovers and health-conscious home chefs alike learn how to integrate whole grains into their busy lives, from quick-cooking quinoa and buckwheat to the slower varieties such as spelt and Kamut. The stunning flavors and lively textures of whole grains are enhanced with natural ingredients such as butter, cream, and prosciutto--in moderation--to create lush Mediterranean-inspired recipes. Maria's approachable style and generous spirit make this collection of time-honored, updated classics a treasury for today's cooks.
The Arabian Cookbook: Traditional Arab Cuisine with a Modern Twist
The Arabian Cookbook
Traditional Arab Cuisine with a Modern Twist
Hardcover      ISBN: 1620870487

World-renowned chef Ramzi Choueiry revolutionized Arab cuisine and raised its standards on the international culinary stage. Known for being Lebanon's first television chef and always having a bright smile on his face, Chef Ramzi now shares his finest and tastiest recipes in The Arabian Cookbook, which combines traditional dishes with a personal twist. With an introduction by Swedish chef Bo Masser and exquisite photographs by Bruno Ehrs, this comprehensive cookbook should be in every cook's collection.

Filled with a bountiful range of appealing dishes, the book features simple recipes that will make preparing these delectable meals as enjoyable as consuming them. From classics like baba ghanoush, hummus, falafel, and baklava to the more exotic dishes such as dolmades stuffed with rice, squid in ink, sour chicken with sumac and walnuts, and fig marmalade with grape molasses, these tasty recipes bring the Arab culture right to your kitchen. Experience Arab cuisine with traditional dishes from Lebanon, Morocco, Iraq, and Egypt, and delight in the rich textures, appetizing aromas, and delicious flavors.

These fifty-five recipes, ranging from appetizers, dips, and main courses to desserts and pastries, are perfect for those wishing to broaden their culinary expertise, as well as beginners who want to whip up some easy and delicious Arab dishes.

Around the Roman Table: Food and Feasting in Ancient Rome
Around the Roman Table
Food and Feasting in Ancient Rome
Paperback      ISBN: 0226233472

Craving dolphin meatballs? Can't find a reliable restaurant for boiled parrot? Have a hankering for jellyfish omelettes, sows' wombs in brine, sheep's brain pate, or stuffed mice? Look no further than Around the Roman Table, a unique hybrid cookbook and history lesson. A portrait of Roman society from the vantage point of the dining table, kitchen, and market stalls, Around the Roman Table offers both an account of Roman eating customs and 150 recipes reconstructed for the modern cook.

Faas guides readers through the culinary conquests of Roman invasions--as conquerors pillaged foodstuffs from faraway lands--to the decadence of Imperial Rome and its associated table manners, dining arrangements, spices, seasonings, and cooking techniques. With recipes for such appetizing dishes as chicken galantine with lambs' brains and fish relish, Around the Roman Table is ideal for food aficionados who wish to understand how the desire for power and conquest was manifested in Roman appetites.

There are many misconceptions about the food of ancient Rome that Faas sets out to correct. The result is half cookbook, half history book and is entirely fascinating to both chef and antiquarian alike.--Washington Times
Balaboosta
Balaboosta
Hardcover      ISBN: 1579655009

Einat Admony is a 21st-century balaboosta (Yiddish for "perfect housewife").She's a mother and wife, but also a chef busy running three bustling New York City restaurants. Her debut cookbook features 140 of the recipes she cooks for the people she loves--her children, her husband, and the many friends she regularly entertains. Here, Einat's mixed Israeli heritage (Yemenite, Persian) seamlessly blends with the fresh, sophisticated Mediterranean palate she honed while working in some of New York City's most beloved kitchens.

The result is a melting pot of meals for every need and occasion: exotic and exciting dinner-party dishes (harissa-spiced Moroccan fish, beet gnocchi), meals just for kids (chicken schnitzel, root veggie chips), healthy options (butternut squash and saffron soup, quinoa salad with preserved lemon and chickpeas), satisfying comfort food (creamy, cheesy potatoes, spicy chili), and so much more.

Baladi: A Celebration of Food from Land and Sea
Baladi
A Celebration of Food from Land and Sea
Hardcover      ISBN: 162371981x

"Baladi" means "my home, my land, my country," and Joudie once again pays homage to her homeland of Palestine by showcasing its wide ranging, vibrant and truly delicious dishes. Palestine is a country of different seasons and landscapes, and it is these diverse conditions that create the many and varied ingredients featured in the book. Joudie takes an entirely flexible approach to cooking, using influences from her home to create new dishes, and bringing her own twist to more traditional recipes.

Basque Country: A Culinary Journey Through a Food Lover's Paradise
Basque Country
A Culinary Journey Through a Food Lover's Paradise
Hardcover      ISBN: 157965777x
Winner, 2019 IACP Award, Best Book of the Year, International

Named one of the Best Cookbooks of the Year / Best Cookbooks to Gift by the New York Times, Food & Wine, Saveur, Rachael Ray Every Day, National Geographic, The Guardian and more

"Truly insider access, an authentic look at the traditions of one of the most incredible culinary regions of the world."
--Jos Andr s

Tucked away in the northwest corner of Spain, Basque Country not only boasts more Michelin-starred restaurants per capita than any other region in the world, but its unique confluence of mountain and sea, values and tradition, informs every bite of its soulful cuisine, from pintxos to accompany a glass of wine to the elbows-on-the-table meals served in its legendary eating clubs.

Yet Basque Country is more than a little inaccessible--shielded by a unique language and a distinct culture, it's an enigma to most outsiders. Until now. Marti Buckley, an American chef, journalist, and passionate Basque transplant, unlocks the mysteries of this culinary world by bringing together its intensely ingredient-driven recipes with stories of Basque customs and the Basque kitchen, and vivid photographs of both food and place. And surprise: this is food we both want to eat and can easily make. It's not about exotic ingredients or flashy techniques. It's about mind-set--how to start with that just-right fish or cut of meat or peak-of-ripeness tomato and coax forth its inherent depth of flavor. It's the marriage of simplicity and refinement, and the joy of cooking for family and friends.