Winner of the James Beard/ KitchenAid Cookbook of the Year 2000 and Winner of the Beard Award for the Best Writing on Food 2000.
 
 
December 18, 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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"Grill Italian hooks the cook in the introduction. Who would not want to light the grill after reading the author's description of an alfresco dinner in Sicily ? The recipes are generally on the simple side, relying on the fresh ingredients and herbs for flavor rather than on heavy marinades and bastings. I love the frequent trick of alternating items on skewers with cubes of oil-soaked bread or that of sprinkling on bread crumbs to add texture ? Sausages, onions and oranges skewered together offer a delightful change of pace."
- Florence Fabricant, New York Times


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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