Winner of the James Beard/ KitchenAid Cookbook of the Year 2000 and Winner of the Beard Award for the Best Writing on Food 2000.
March 21, 2018
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Kohlrabi Chieti Style
Cavoli Rapa all Chietina
Batter-fried marinated kohlrabi slices
posted: 01/30/2012

Spelt (Farro) Pennette with Olives
Pennette di Farro alle Olive
(Pasta with Vegetables)
Spelt (farro) pennette with black olives and fresh chiles
posted: 07/01/2013

Spicy Grilled Red Mullet
Triglie sulla Graticola
Grilled red mullet rubbed with parsley, thyme, bay, and cayenne pepper
posted: 12/30/2006


Broccoli in Tomato Sauce
Broccoli Affogati
Broccoli in wine and tomato sauce
posted: 01/02/2007

Bucatini with Eggplant and Fava
Bucatini con Melanzane e Fava
(Pasta with Vegetables)
Bucatini with deep-fried eggplant and fava beans
posted: 07/24/2008

Bucatini with Greens and Eggplant
Bucatini con Erbe Campestri e Melanzane
(Pasta with Vegetables)
Bucatini with mustard greens, turnip tops, arugula, Swiss chard, fried eggplant and teardrop tomatoes
posted: 09/25/2009

Cavatelli with Arugula
Cavatieddi con la Ruca
(Pasta with Vegetables)
Cavatelli with arugula, tomato sauce, and pecorino cheese
posted: 01/10/2007

Cavatelli with Arugula and Ricotta Salata
Cavatieddi con la Ruca e Ricotta Salata
(Pasta with Vegetables)
Cavatelli with wilted arugula, black olives, and thyme with ricotta salata
posted: 12/28/2008

Fette Rossa
Fedda Rossa
(Breads (Sandwiches, Panini etc))
An Apulian style of bruschetta with tomatoes
posted: 12/12/2006

Fig and Honey Sorbet
Sorbetto di Fichi e Miele
Sorbet blended with figs and honey
posted: 12/13/2006


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Clifford Wright is a versatile fellow. He won the James Beard Foundation’s top cookbook award a couple of years ago for his historical opus, “A Mediterranean Feast.” But he also wrote one of my favorite quick cookbooks, “Cucina Rapida.”  In his newest book [Real Stew], Wright calls upon his scholarly credentials and his practical side to produce a collection of classic stews from around the world. The introductory notes for each of the 300 stews reflect Wright’s knowledge of history and world cuisines. But the recipes themselves — from Nantucket Scallop Stew to French Cassoulet to Kenyan Chicken and Coconut Stew — are straightforward and appealing.
- Margaret King, San Diego Union-Tribune

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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