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A collection of over 80 classic and modern recipes from MasterChef semi-finalist Theo Michaels; paying homage to his heritage by championing new modern dishes inspired by the flavours of Greece and Cyprus.Kali orexi is the Greek equivalent of bon appétit and this enticing book will certainly whet your appetite! Organized in chapters entitled Meze, Sea, Land, Sun and Fire, Theo's recipes evoke a sense of connection to nature, seasonality, abundance and sociable eating. Fresh ingredients sing from the plate, from juicy watermelon and glossy kalamata olives, to fragrant oregano-roasted lamb and delicate vine-leaf-baked sea bass. Meze features mouth-watering small plates for sharing from whipped dips to meatballs. The sea is woven into Greek culture and seafood is a staple; enjoy the freshest fish and shellfish cooked simply and served with a squeeze of lemon juice. Meat is a huge part of the Greek diet rabbit, goat, chicken, lamb are the mainstay with pork enjoyed at Easter celebrations. Cooking over charcoal is part of daily life. The Cypriots use a large rotisserie famous for its souvla (long skewer), while mainland Greece make souvlaki and both BBQ and oven-roasted dishes are included here. Greek yogurt, along with artisan cheeses (feta, halloumi etc.) can be eaten hot (saganaki) or shaved into vibrant salads and the traditions of 'horta' means there are plenty of vegetable dishes to enjoy. Finally, Greek desserts are often just a sweet note to savour with a bitter black coffee or you may prefer a Greek-inspired cocktail such as an Ouzo Sour.
Palestinian food is not just found on the streets with the kaak (sesame bread) sellers and stalls selling zaatar chicken and manaeesh (zaatar sesame bread), but in the home too; in the kitchens all across the country, where families cook and eat together every day, in a way that generations before them have always done. Palestine on a Plate is a tribute to family, cooking and home, made with the ingredients that Joudies mother and grandmother use, and their grandmothers used before them. old recipes created with love that bring people together in appreciation of the beauty of this rich heritage. Immerse yourself in the stories and culture and experience the wonderful flavours of Palestine through the food in this book.
Nisha Katona is here to change the way you think about rice forever. This reissue of her 2015 classic - with a gorgeous new cover - is a celebration of dishes from Nisha's home kitchen and around the globe. Pimp My Rice will show you how to make the most of a rainbow of rice types and explains how to cook them perfectly every time. Try the fresh tastes of a Killer Cucumber and Wild Rice Salad, the sunshine flavours of Lebanese Rose Petal Rice, or even a Black Rice and Coconut Sorbet. Enjoy the tastes of Creole Cinnamon Fritters for breakfast or a Beefed-Up Bibimap for dinner. From arancini to kedgeree, risotto to old-fashioned rice pudding, this is the ultimate collection of pimped-up rice recipes.
Dino Joannides is a consummate food fanatic and bon Viveur. With an Italian mother and half Greek half Corsican father he spent his first years in Italy before moving to the UK. Over the last 30 odd years he has traveled and eaten all over Italy in peoples homes, simple trattorias and the finest restaurants. Dino believes that good quality ingredients, in small quantities, are what make a perfect meal. Whilst growing up, he had fascinating gastronomic encounters with producers, chefs, cooks and fellow epicureans and he has a unique network of contacts and over 30 years of food related knowledge and experience.If youve ever bought olive oil in a supermarket and wondered about the difference between Cold Pressed and not cold pressed, or ever bought dried pasta, and wondered if it would be difficult or worthwhile to make your own, then this book is for you. Dino will let you in on the secrets that make Culatello di Zibello the best possible cured meat, and will show you that it is worth seeking out pecorino Romano for your pasta carbonara.Taking different elements of Italian cooking and exploring their origin and provenance, Dino will explode myths and expound facts surrounding some of the key ingredients in Italian cooking. There are also 100 delicious recipes to show you how to put your well-sourced ingredients together to make the most amazing, achievable and authentic Italian possible.
Mowgli founder and 'curry evangelist' Nisha Katona shares all the secrets from her Indian family kitchen, passed down through the generations, so you can cook your favourite curries at home.Nisha has created the 'spice tree', a simple infographic formula to show you which spices and ingredients go best together and how to get that authentic curry flavour every time.Discover new and inventive recipes that showcase the perfect flavour pairings of the Indian kitchen - including Steamed Bengali Trout, Salmon and Cauliflower Curry, Mackerel with Nigella and Tomato, Goan Fish Curry, Butter Chicken, Quail Masala, Railway Goat Curry, Spiced Ginger Lamb Raan, Green Dahl with Rhubarb and Ginger, Puy Lentils with Cardamom and Garam Masala and Peanut and Potato Powa.
More than 65 recipes to take the hard work out of entertaining and bring a taste of sunshine to every day of the year.Here is the perfect collection of relaxed recipes to bring you that sunshine feeling every day of the year. Whatever the weather there's no excuse for throwing any old plate of food together it should be the reason why you take extra care so the meal can be a memorable one. Simple, fresh Mediterrean-style ingredients and fuss-free recipes equals the perfect solution to stylish entertaining at home, whether youre feeding a group or just that special someone... Try Lunch Al Fresco on warmer days. Offerings include grilled squid, chorizo and asparagus salad. Twos Company encourages you to really push the culinary boat out. Dust off the sauté pan, light the candles and rustle up an irresistible beef fillet with pea purée and hasselback potatoes! Eating is a communal activity, so in More the Merrier youll find plenty of ideas for easy boards and small plates to share. Finally, enjoy a leisurely catch up with hungry friends at the weekend and sit down to a banana and chocolate cake or a plate of honey and oat Anzac cookies at Teatime
Greek Cypriot food is a melting pot of delicious flavours: simple Mediterranean salads; classic ingredients like feta, a squeeze of lemon and fresh oregano; cinnamon-infused stews; orange-blossom scented pastries. TAVERNA, takes the best of traditional Cypriot cooking and makes it relevant to modern home cooks. From simple vegan fast-day dishes to feasts for the family, there is something delicious for every mood and moment. These delicious recipes relive sun-kissed Mediterranean holidays and simple taverna-style meals.
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