Mediterranean 500 Classic RecipesAuthor: Julia Canning
Publisher: Lorenz Books
Edition: Hardback with plc and jacket
Publish date: July 2007
A spectacular collection of 500 delicious and inspirational Mediterranean recipes to suit every occasion Specially selected recipes and gorgeous photographs take you through the spectrum of colours and flavours enjoyed from Spain, France and Moroccco to Italy, Greece and Turkey Learn how to make sumptious mediterranean breads, classics such as paella, moussaka and lamb tagine and delicious, lesser-known dishes including Grilled Aubergine in Honey and Spices, Mussel and Rice Pilaff, and Peaches with Amaretti Stuffing Tips throughout encourage cooks to be creative with their ingredients and make their own recipe variations At-a-glance nutritional notes for each recipe allow you to plan a healthy menu, detailing energy, protein, carbohydrates and fats, as well as sodium and calcium content. One of the healthiest cuisines in the world, without sacrificing the flavour and authenticity of the food Nothing evokes the sun-drenched pleasures of a Mediterranean holiday more than a leisurely meal made with authentic local ingredients. This stunning collection of 500 recipes draws on the Mediterranean's fresh, healthy produce and traditional repertoire of delicious colourful dishes. Cooks of all abilities will find inspiration for their menus, either for dinner parties, picnics or simple meals at home.Recipes from Turkey, Morocco, Spain, Greece and France ensure a wide variety of dishes to suit everyone. Try favourites such as Kleftiko, Sicilian Pizza and Paella, or lesser-known dishes such as Pomegranate Broth, Aromatic Leeks in Red Wine, or Butterflied Prawns in Chocolate Sauce. Don't miss the extensive dessert section, full of irresistable dishes including Honey-Baked Figs with Hazelnut Icecream, Tiramisu, and Chocolate Ravioli with White Chocolate Filling.In this book there are recipes to suit every season, casseroles for chilly winter nights, springtime salads, fresh al fresco dishes for hot summer afternoons and sweet, mature flavours for the autumn. Vegetarians, seafood lovers and traditionalists are all brilliantly catered for, and each recipe has detailed nutritional notes to make it even easier to plan a balanced menu.Most dishes are inexpensive to make and use ingredients that are readily available, ensuring that even those with a busy lifestyle have the time to enjoy exploring Mediterranean cuisine.The recipes are accompanied by over 500 colour photographs, and clear, step-by-step instructions make it easy to follow the recipes and achieve wonderful results.