Winner of the James Beard/ KitchenAid Cookbook of the Year 2000 and Winner of the Beard Award for the Best Writing on Food 2000.
 
 
February 19, 2020
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A Whimsical Salad of Artichoke, Celery Heart and Peas
Insalata di Carciofi, Sedano e Piselli Capricciosa in Bianco Speciale
(Italy)
Salad of artichoke foundations, celery heart, peas, hard boiled eggs with mayonnaise
posted: 12/29/2006

Beet and Yogurt Salad
Pancar Salatasi
(Turkey)
Red beet roots with garlic and caraway-flavored yogurt
posted: 01/12/2011

Beets with Orange Blossom Water and Moroccan Spices
(Morocco)
Boiled beets with orange blossom water, scallions, paprika, cinnamon, and cumin
posted: 12/11/2008

Black-eyed Pea Salad
Mavromakita Fasolia
(Greece)
Salad of black-eyed peas dressed with dill and scallions
posted: 05/27/2010

Broccoli and White Onion Salad
(Italy)
Salad of broccoli and white onion with orange zest and vinaigrette
posted: 12/29/2006

Butter Lettuce with Vinaigrette
(USA/Cal-Italian)
Butter lettuce with a vinaigrette of olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic, and anchovies
posted: 12/29/2006

Butter Lettuce, Arugula and Walnut Salad
(Italy)
Salad of butter lettuce, arugula, walnuts, tomatoes, olives, and mozzarella with balsamic dressing
posted: 12/29/2006

Carrot and Radicchio Salad
(Italy)
Salad of carrots and radicchio with dressing
posted: 12/29/2006

Fattoush
Fattush
(Arab Levant/Lebanon)
Salad of mixed greens and fried flat bread pieces
posted: 10/21/2008

Fennel Salad
Salatat al-Bisbas
(Tunisia)
Fennel salad with spicy vinaigrette garnished with hard-boiled eggs and olives
posted: 04/14/2009



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Clifford Wright has done it again! Not only does Little Foods of the Mediterranean provide hundreds of mouth-watering recipes, it also offers a lively history of their origins. Wright shares with us the centuries-old philosophy of eating that underlies these marvelous little foods, seasoning his text with spicy etymologies along with copious doses of Aleppo pepper and harisa.
- Darra Goldstein, Editor, Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture


This vast compendium [Little Foods of the Mediterranean] encapsulates the type of Mediterranean food that I love: simple, tasty, unpretentious, and easy to eat.  Whether they are tapas, meze, or antipasti, they represent Mediterranean street food at its best.  I especially applaud Clifford Wright’s great research into the similarities and the differences among the little foods of the eighteen countries of the Mediterranean Basin.
- Jacques Pépin, chef, cookbook author, and public television show host

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