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The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook: A Delicious Alternative for Lifelong Healthby Nancy Harmon Jenkins
Synopses & Reviews
The perfect cookbook for anyone who loves Mediterranean cuisine
With so many people interested in healthier cooking, the popularity of Mediterranean cuisine—with its focus on light, fresh fare and less meat—is on the rise. This diverse collection of recipes spans the Mediterranean from Southern Europe to North Africa to the Middle East and all points between, offering a comprehensive, authoritative, and accessible guide to the entire region's food.
These recipes are simple enough for home cooks, while still representative of the flavors and cooking techniques that define the Mediterranean approach to cooking. In addition to delicious recipes, the book also includes thorough instruction on stocking a pantry and mastering typically Mediterranean techniques and equipment.
For anyone who wants to eat healthier or explore the classic flavors of Mediterranean cooking, this handsomely produced book offers a reliable and delicious guide to the region.
Mediterranean Cooking draws on the expertise of The Culinary Institute of America's culinary program to provide home cooks with an accessible and definitive guide to the varied cuisines and vibrant flavors of all of the regions of the Mediterranean. With approximately 200 authentic recipes and 150 full-color photos, this book will be an invaluable addition to any cookbook library.
Simple, traditional dishes from southern France, Italy, Tunisa, Turkey, Egypt, and elsewhere in the Mediterranean reflect delicious ways to cut down on red meat, dairy products, and added fats, as they capture the rich romance of the region's lifestyle and its glorious cuisine. 200 recipes.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 491-494) and index.
About the Author
Founded in 1946, THE CULINARY INSTITUTE OF AMERICA is an independent, not-for-profit college offering bachelor's and associate degrees in culinary arts and baking and pastry arts, as well as certificate programs in culinary arts, Latin cuisines, and wine and beverage studies. A network of more than 45,000 alumni has helped the CIA earn its reputation as the world's premier culinary college. The CIA, which also offers courses for professionals and food enthusiasts, as well as consulting services for the foodservice and hospitality industry, has campuses in Hyde Park, New York; St. Helena, California; San Antonio, Texas; and Singapore.
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