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 14, 2017
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Crete

Braised Lamb and Eggplant
Arni me Melitzanes
(Lamb)
Lamb shoulder braised with eggplant, onions, and tomatoes
posted: 10/03/2007

Dessert Pasta with Honey and Pistachios
(Desserts)
Cooked soup pasta with orange blossom honey and pistachios
posted: 12/13/2006

Kalitsounia - Fried Cheese Pies
Kalitsounia
(Antipasto, Meze, Tapas, and Hors d'Oeuvres)
Fried pastry stuffed with ricotta cheese
posted: 03/21/2009

Meat Pie from Crete
Tourta
(Lamb)
Lamb and cheese baked in pie crust with sesame seeds
posted: 01/10/2007

General

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

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

Black-eyed Pea Salad
Mavromakita Fasolia
(Salads)
Salad of black-eyed peas dressed with dill and scallions
posted: 05/27/2010

Broccoli with Mezithra Cheese
Brokoli me Mezithra
(Vegetables)
Broccoli with brown butter and mezithra cheese
posted: 11/04/2013

Cauliflower Gratin
Psito Kounoupithi
(Vegetables)
Cauliflower gratin with Bechamel sauce
posted: 10/02/2011

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



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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


Mediterranean Vegetables is a great reference book that will be invaluable to any chef’s library.  I am especially glad to have it in mine.
- Jean-Georges Vongerichten, chef and co-author of Simple to Spectacular

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