The Essence of the Mediterranean.
Replicate the warmth and richness of Mediterranean food and culture with this wonderful cookbook packed with information from the history of olive tree growing to the symbolism, myths and traditions that surround olives and their oil.
The book gives useful advice on which oil to choose for which culinary purpose, explains how the oil is made, where the best pressings come from, and the characteristics of the main oil-producing countries - Spain, Italy, France and Greece. There are also sections on the health benefits of olive oil and how it is used for beauty and well-being treatments.
With over 20 fabulous recipes. Including classics such as Bagna Cauda, Ajo Blanco and Vegetables à la Grecque, you will immediately be transported to warmer climes.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 07 / 2003
- 200 x 200mm