Winner of the James Beard/ KitchenAid Cookbook of the Year 2000 and Winner of the Beard Award for the Best Writing on Food 2000.
 
 
May 26, 2019
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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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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


"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

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