The Foods of the Greek Islands

The Foods of the Greek Islands

Cooking and Culture at the Crossroads of the Mediterranean, Including Recipes From New York's Acclaimed Molyvos Restaurant, Owners, the Livanos Family, Executive Chef, Jim Botsacos

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Stretching from the shores of Turkey to the Ionian Sea east of Italy, the Greek islands have been the crossroads of the Mediterranean since the time of Homer. Over the centuries, Phoenicians, Athenians, Macedonians, Romans, Byzantines, Venetians, Ottoman Turks, and Italians have ruled the islands, putting their distinctive stamp on the food.
Aglaia Kremezi, a frequent contributor to GOURMET and an international authority on Greek food, spent the past eight years collecting the fresh, uncomplicated recipes of the local women, as well as of fishermen, bakers, and farmers. Like all Mediterranean food, these dishes are light and healthful, simple but never plain, and make extensive use of seasonal produce, fresh herbs, and fish. Passed from generation to generation by word of mouth, most have never before been written down. All translate easily to the American home kitchen: Tomato Patties from Santorini; Spaghetti with Lobster from Kithira; Braised Lamb with Artichokes from Chios; Greens and Potato Stew from Crete; Spinach, Leek, and Fennel Pie from Skopelos; Rolled Baklava from Kos.
Illustrated throughout with color photographs of the islanders preparing their specialties and filled with stories of island history and customs, THE FOODS OF THE GREEK ISLANDS is for all cooks and travelers who want to experience this diverse and deeply rooted cuisine firsthand.


Baker & Taylor
A brightly illustrated survey of the richly varied cuisine of the Greek islands of the Mediterranean features a host of delicious recipes from New York's acclaimed Greek-style restaurant, Molyvos, including simple, healthful traditional dishes that emphasize seasonal produce, fresh herbs, and fish. By the award-winning author of The Foods of Greece. 20,000 first printing.

Baker
& Taylor

A survey of the cuisine of the Greek islands features recipes from New York's acclaimed Greek-style restaurant, Molyvos, including simple, healthful traditional dishes that emphasize seasonal produce, fresh herbs, and fish.

Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2000
ISBN: 9780395982112
0395982111
Branch Call Number: 641.59495 Kr 2000
Characteristics: xii, 298 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Botsacos, Jim

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