Winner of the James Beard/ KitchenAid Cookbook of the Year 2000 and Winner of the Beard Award for the Best Writing on Food 2000.
 
 
August 17, 2018
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Baked Sardines
Sarde al forno pangrattato
(Italy/Sicily)
Baked fresh sardines with olive oil and bread crumbs
posted: 12/29/2006

Baked Shrimp with Feta Cheese
Garides me Feta
(Greece)
Baked casserole of shrimp in tomato sauce with scallions and feta cheese
posted: 01/10/2007

Baked Swordfish with Golden Crust
(Italy)
Swordfish baked with a bread crumbs crust flavored with oregano, anchovy, and olive oil
posted: 12/29/2006

Baked White Fish au Gratin
(Italy)
Baked white fish with an au gratin topping of bread crumbs, parsley, and anchovies
posted: 12/29/2006

Batter-fried Fish
Samak Maqli
(Algeria)
Fishmonger's inexpensive fish deep-fried in batter
posted: 12/29/2006

Bluefish in Wine and Fresh Oregano Sauce
(Italy)
Bluefish in white wine and fresh oregano
posted: 12/29/2006

Broiled Shark with Pesto Trapanese
Palombo con Pesto Trapanese
(Italy/Sicily)
Broiled shark with a pesto made of tomatoes, garlic, almonds, and basil and garnished with black and green olives
posted: 12/29/2006

Fillet of Sole with Tarragon Sauce
Filets de Sole Sauce Estragon
(France/Provence)
Sole fillets on top of tarragon sauce
posted: 07/15/2008

Fish "in Ghiotta"
Arriciola in Ghiotta
(Italy/Sicily)
Sicilian-style fish with tomatoes, pine nuts, raisins, and capers
posted: 12/29/2006

Fish Baked in Grape Leaves
Psari Fournou me Ambelofia
(Greece)
Whole baked fish stuffed with herbs and wrapped with grape leaves
posted: 01/24/2011



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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


Small plates that are big on flavor are always in season at my house.  This is another wonderful collection of Mediterranean recipes from Clifford Wright [Little Foods of the Mediterranean] that will send me into the kitchen with pleasure.  Wright strikes just the right note between scholarly and sensual.
- Joyce Goldstein, author of The Mediterranean Kitchen and Saffron Shores

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