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 22, 2018
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Beef Stew from Greece
Stifado
(Greece)
Beef stew in tomato sauce and wine with vinegar, white onions, and feta cheese
posted: 01/10/2007

Bollito Misto
Bollito Misto
(Italy/Piedmont)
The Piedmontese stew of game hens, beef brisket, veal tongue, sausages and vegetables
posted: 06/17/2010

Bouillabaisse
Bouillabaisse
(France/Provence)
Provencal style fish stew
posted: 01/09/2007

Cassoulet
Cassoulet
(France/Languedoc)
Bean stew/casserole with duck confit, pork sausage, pork shoulder, and lamb shoulder
posted: 02/14/2008

Chicken and Pepper Stew
Spezzatino di Pollo e Peperoni
(Italy)
Chicken stew with green bell pepper and tomatoes
posted: 12/14/2006

Chicken and Squid Stew
(Italy)
Casserole-cooked chicken breast and squid with a sauce of tomatoes, wine, raisins, pine nuts, and peas
posted: 12/13/2006

Chicken Stew with Peppers, Rosemary and Wine
Spezzatino di Pollo con Peperoni
(Italy)
Chicken breast cooked with bell peppers and mild peperoncini chiles, rosemary, and wine
posted: 12/13/2006

Cocido - Andalusian Stew
Cocido Andaluz or Olla Podrida
(Spain/Andalusia)
The quintessential Spanish stew
posted: 02/25/2008

Daube Provençal
Daube Provençal
(France/Provence)
Classic beef stew of Provence
posted: 06/03/2008

Eel in Sweet and Sour "Picchi-Pácchiu" Sauce
Ancidda a Picchi-Pácchiu all'Auruduci
(Italy/Sicily)
Eel and eggplant braised in tomatoes, onion, garlic, basil, and saffron
posted: 01/03/2008



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Just like what’s happening with barbecue and grilling books (and Italian cookbooks), publishers feel obliged to regularly come out with books covering the same subject over and over again. This is because it is difficult to keep books in print, and older books (with a few exceptions, like The Joy of Cooking) are simply not as marketable as newer books. That said, Wright’s collection of hot and spicy recipes from around the world [Some Like it Hot] is much like the dozens that have come before it. It is comprehensive and the recipes look like they are authentic and complete, with a lot of anecdotal information to delight the reader. ...  Anyone who can write a chapter title like “Hot Chicks, Wicked Ducks, and Killer Rabbits” gets a pat on the back from me! 
- Dave DeWitt, author of The Chile Pepper Encyclopedia; Fiery-Foods.com


Clifford Wright proves again in this delectable volume that he is the dean of American authorities on Mediterranean cooking.  The recipes [in Little Foods of the Mediterranean] are as valuable for their authenticity as for Wright’s fascinating notes that explain a rich, diverse food culture.
- John Mariani, author of The Italian-American Cookbook and The Dicitonary of Italian Food and Drink

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