Winner of the James Beard/ KitchenAid Cookbook of the Year 2000 and Winner of the Beard Award for the Best Writing on Food 2000.
 
 
October 19, 2017
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Ful Mudammas
Ful Mudammas
(Egypt)
stewed dried fava beans
posted: 01/09/2007

Grand Neapolitan Mixed Fry
Frienno e Magnanno
(Italy/Campania-Naples)
Deep-fried potato and ricotta cheese croquettes, squid, and small fish platter
posted: 01/10/2007

Griddled Eggplants with Caraway Marinade and Green Peppercorns
Badhinjan Misharmla
(Algeria)
Griddled eggplants with caraway flavored marinade and tomatoes and green peppercorns
posted: 09/01/2007

Griddled Potato Crispelle with Salmon Caviar and Mascarpone
(Italy)
Italian crêpes stuffed with salmon caviar and mascarpone
posted: 12/11/2006

Grilled Octopus
Oktapodi sta Karvouna
(Greece)
Marinated grilled octopus
posted: 05/20/2008

Grilled Pork Kebabs from Andalusia
Pinchon Moruno
(Spain/Andalusia)
Grilled spiced pork kebabs
posted: 03/27/2008

Ham Fritters in the Andalusian Style
Buñuelitos de Jamón
(Spain/Andalusia)
Beer-batter fried ham fritters
posted: 01/11/2007

Hrus
Hrus
(Tunisia)
Spiced chile relish
posted: 10/01/2009

Hummus
Hummus bi'l-Tahina
(Arab Levant)
The classic hummus recipe, chickpea puree with tahini.
posted: 01/09/2007

Imam Bayildi (The Imam Fainted)
Imam Bayildi
(Turkey)
Famous Turkish meze of fried eggplant stuffed with tomatoes, onion, parsley, and dill
posted: 01/11/2007



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Cucina Paradiso is a wonderfully insightful and refreshingly personal exploration of one of the world’s most exciting cuisines--full of rich, colorful, and highly seasoned dishes unlike any other Italian food you know.  The book is also full of fascinating history.  Food is the prism through which Clifford Wright views Sicily and Sicilian culture.
- Paula Wolfert, author of Paula Wolfert’s World of Food, Mediterranean Cooking, The Cooking of South-West France, an


This book [Mediterranean Feast] is an impressive original study of the cradle of food civilization and marks an important achievement in the field of culinary history.
- James Beard Foundation Book Awards Committee, May 2000

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