A Mediterranean Feast

The Story Of The Birth Of The Celebrated Cuisines Of The Mediterranean, From The Merchants Of Venice To The Barbary Corsairs, With More Than 500 Recip

Author: Clifford A. Wright

Publisher: Harper Collins

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Category: Cooking

Page: 840

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A groundbreaking culinary work of extraordinary depth and scope that spans more than one thousand years of history, A Mediterranean Feast tells the sweeping story of the birth of the venerated and diverse cuisines of the Mediterranean. Author Clifford A. Wright weaves together historical and culinary strands from Moorish Spain to North Africa, from coastal France to the Balearic Islands, from Sicily and the kingdoms of Italy to Greece, the Balkan coast, Turkey, and the Near East. The evolution of these cuisines is not simply the story of farming, herding, and fishing; rather, the story encompasses wars and plagues, political intrigue and pirates, the Silk Road and the discovery of the New World, the rise of capitalism and the birth of city-states, the Crusades and the Spanish Inquisition, and the obsession with spices. The ebb and flow of empires, the movement of populations from country to city, and religion have all played a determining role in making each of these cuisines unique. In A Mediterranean Feast, Wright also shows how the cuisines of the Mediterranean have been indelibly stamped with the uncompromising geography and climate of the area and a past marked by both unrelenting poverty and outrageous wealth. The book's more than five hundred contemporary recipes (which have been adapted for today's kitchen) are the end point of centuries of evolution and show the full range of culinary ingenuity and indulgence, from the peasant kitchen to the merchant pantry. They also illustrate the migration of local culinary predilections, tastes for food and methods of preparation carried from home to new lands and back by conquerors, seafarers, soldiers, merchants, and religious pilgrims. A Mediterranean Feast includes fourteen original maps of the contemporary and historical Mediterranean, a guide to the Mediterranean pantry, food products resources, a complete bibliography, and a recipe and general index, in addition to a pronunciation key. An astonishing accomplishment of culinary and historical research and detective work in eight languages, A Mediterranean Feast is required--and intriguing--reading for any cook, armchair or otherwise.

The Ketogenic Mediterranean Diet

A Low-Carb Approach to the Fresh-and-Delicious, Heart-Smart Lifestyle

Author: Robert Santos-Prowse

Publisher: Ulysses Press

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Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 192

View: 867

COMBINE THE LOW-CARB, FAT-BURNING KETOGENIC DIET WITH THE DELICIOUS, HEART-SMART MEDITERRANEAN LIFESTYLE ULTIMATE HEALTHY EATING The heart-smart and brain-healthy Mediterranean diet offers you an easy-to-follow lifestyle for losing weight while enjoying crisp produce, freshly caught fish and healthy fats. Now, the innovative program in this book supercharges this time-tested diet by applying the scientifically proven fat-burning approach of the ketogenic diet. The Ketogenic Mediterranean Diet will help you: •Change the way your body uses energy •End your carb cravings •Dramatically reduce fat storage •Reduce your risk of heart disease and diabetes The recipes, tips and meal plans in this book will help you prepare delicious dishes like Tomato Basil Zucchini Pasta, Cloud Bread and Chocolate Mug Cake, all while losing weight and eating healthy.

Mediterranean: Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide

Author: Oxford University Press

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 22

View: 949

This ebook is a selective guide designed to help scholars and students of Islamic studies find reliable sources of information by directing them to the best available scholarly materials in whatever form or format they appear from books, chapters, and journal articles to online archives, electronic data sets, and blogs. Written by a leading international authority on the subject, the ebook provides bibliographic information supported by direct recommendations about which sources to consult and editorial commentary to make it clear how the cited sources are interrelated related. This ebook is a static version of an article from Oxford Bibliographies Online: Renaissance and Reformation, a dynamic, continuously updated, online resource designed to provide authoritative guidance through scholarship and other materials relevant to the study of European history and culture between the 14th and 17th centuries. Oxford Bibliographies Online covers most subject disciplines within the social science and humanities, for more information visit www.oxfordbibliographies.com.

The New Mediterranean Jewish Table

Old World Recipes for the Modern Home

Author: Joyce Goldstein

Publisher: Univ of California Press

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Category: Cooking

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For thousands of years, the people of the Jewish Diaspora have carried their culinary traditions and kosher laws throughout the world. In the United States, this has resulted primarily in an Ashkenazi table of matzo ball soup and knishes, brisket and gefilte fish. But Joyce Goldstein is now expanding that menu with this comprehensive collection of over four hundred recipes from the kitchens of three Mediterranean Jewish cultures: the Sephardic, the Maghrebi, and the Mizrahi. The New Mediterranean Jewish Table is an authoritative guide to Jewish home cooking from North Africa, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Spain, Portugal, and the Middle East. It is a treasury filled with vibrant, seasonal recipes—both classic and updated—that embrace fresh fruits and vegetables; grains and legumes; small portions of meat, poultry, and fish; and a healthy mix of herbs and spices. It is also the story of how Jewish cooks successfully brought the local ingredients, techniques, and traditions of their new homelands into their kitchens. With this varied and appealing selection of Mediterranean Jewish recipes, Joyce Goldstein promises to inspire new generations of Jewish and non-Jewish home cooks alike with dishes for everyday meals and holiday celebrations.

Christian-Muslim Exchange: Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide

Author: Oxford University Press

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 16

View: 708

This ebook is a selective guide designed to help scholars and students of Islamic studies find reliable sources of information by directing them to the best available scholarly materials in whatever form or format they appear from books, chapters, and journal articles to online archives, electronic data sets, and blogs. Written by a leading international authority on the subject, the ebook provides bibliographic information supported by direct recommendations about which sources to consult and editorial commentary to make it clear how the cited sources are interrelated related. This ebook is a static version of an article from Oxford Bibliographies Online: Renaissance and Reformation, a dynamic, continuously updated, online resource designed to provide authoritative guidance through scholarship and other materials relevant to the study of European history and culture between the 14th and 17th centuries. Oxford Bibliographies Online covers most subject disciplines within the social science and humanities, for more information visit www.oxfordbibliographies.com.

Day of Honey

A Memoir of Food, Love, and War

Author: Annia Ciezadlo

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 382

View: 158

The author discusses her marriage to a man from Beirut, the bond she forged with her Lebanese in-laws, and how she found love, good food, and a meaningful life, despite dividing her time between wartorn Iraq and Lebanon.

Mediterranean Vegetables

A Cook's Compendium of All the Vegetables from the World's Healthiest Cuisine, with More Than 200 Recipes

Author: Clifford A. Wright

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN:

Category: COOKING

Page: 388

View: 953

A comprehensive A-to-Z culinary reference to one of the world's healthiest cuisines with more than 20 recipes.

Mediterranean Vegetables

A Cook's ABC of Vegetables and Their Preparation in Spain, France, Italy, Greece, Turkey, the Middle East, and North Africa with More Than 200 Authentic Recipes for the Home Cook

Author: Clifford A. Wright

Publisher: Harvard Common Press

ISBN:

Category: Cooking

Page: 388

View: 416

Wright presents an original and comprehensive A-to-Z culinary reference.