Mediterranean Vegetarian Cookingby Paola Gavin
Based on simple, home-style peasant cooking, these authenic recipes truly evoke the spirit of the Mediterranean. With all fresh ingredients prepared to preserve the just off the vine color, flavor, and texture, it's easy to see why the Mediterranean diet is the healthiest in the world. In addition, Paola Gavin supplies a profile explaining the historical and cultural background of each country and the evolution of its cuisine.
These recipes range from appetizers, salads, soups, and egg dishes, to rice, couscous, and pasta, to innovative and delicious ways to prepare vegetables, and let's not forget desserts. Here are traditional and modern recipes, all simple, delicious, and easy-to-prepare that include: Potato and Spinach Rissoles-Albania, Winter Vegetable Soup-Croatia, Provencal Pumpkin Tian-France, Potato and Eggplant Moussakas-Greece, Orecchiette with Potatoes and Rocket-Italy, Banana Creme Fraiche Ice Cream-Lebanon, Egyptian Leek Omelet-North Africa, Valencia Style Peas-Spain, Piquant Tomato Salad-Turkey.
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