Take full advantage of the proven health benefits of the Mediterranean diet with this collection of 128 inspired, foolproof recipes. It features authentic dishes such as Beet Tzatziki, Paniscia (an Italian risotto with beans), and Koshari (a hearty Egyptian dish of lentils, rice, pasta, and chickpeas), as well as those influenced by the bright favors and ingredients of the region, such as Za’atar-Rubbed Butterflied Chicken, Pomegranate-Braised Short Ribs, Spiced Vegetable Couscous, Orange Polenta Cake, and Warm Figs with Goat Cheese and Honey.
This is food at its best: good for you, great-tasting, and surprisingly approachable. We include primer on the Mediterranean diet, tips for stocking your pantry, and nutritional information for every recipe.
Additional recipes include: Indoor Paella, Seafood Risotto, Parmesan Farrotto, Spicy Moroccan-Style Chicken and Lentil Soup, Rigatoni with Warm-Spiced Beef Ragu, Braised Halibut with Leeks and Mustard, Sautéed Spinach with Yogurt and Dukkah, Fig Phyllo Cookies, and Turkish Stuffed Apricots with Rose Water and Pistachio, and more.