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, 2017
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Gibanica
Gibanica
(Balkans)
Cheesy phyllo pie
posted: 07/02/2012

Leek Tart
Tarte de Poireaux
(France/Provence)
Tart of sauteed leeks and cream
posted: 01/04/2016

Onion Pie
Torta di Cipolle
(Italy/Liguria)
Onion pie with creme fraiche from Liguria
posted: 06/05/2013

Pilaf in Pastry
Yufkali Pilavi
(Turkey)
Rice pilaf with carrots, peas, dill, currants, and spices wrapped in tin yufka or phyllo pastry
posted: 01/11/2007

Prassopitta- Leek Pie
Prassopitta
(Greece)
Leek pie in phyllo pastry
posted: 01/01/2013

Quiche of Bacon, Gruyère Cheese, and Pine Nuts
Quiche aux Pignons
(France/Provence)
Quiche of bacon,Gruyère cheese, and pine nuts in puff pastry
posted: 09/03/2013

Spanakopita - Spinach Pie
Spanakopita
(Greece)
Spinach and cheese phyllo pastry pie
posted: 01/10/2007

Tyropitakia - Cheese Pie
Tyropitakia
(Greece)
Cheese pie made with phyllo pastry
posted: 01/03/2008



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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


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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