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Cooking of the Eastern Mediterranean 300 Healthy, Vibrant, and Inspired Recipes

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ISBN-10: 0060166517

ISBN-13: 9780060166519

Edition: 1994

Authors: Paula Wolfert

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This book reflects both Paula Wolfert's love of great food and the pioneering spirit that has inspired her to travel across the globe many times over in search of the world's best recipes. Her recipes range from sauces and dips to meat & poultry dishes.
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Book details

List price: $42.50
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 5/27/1994
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 448
Size: 8.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

Paula Wolfert is an expert on Mediterranean food and the author of nine cookbooks, including The Food of Morocco, Mediterranean Clay Pot Cooking, The Slow Mediterranean Kitchen, and The Cooking of Southwest France. Wolfert has won the James Beard Award, the Julia Child Award, the M. F. K. Fisher Award, and the Tastemaker Award, and was a finalist for the Andre Simon Award. A regular columnist for Food & Wine, Wolfert lives in Sonoma, California.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Sauces and Dips
Two Walnut and Pomegranate Sauces and Dips
Two Garlic Sauces and Dips
Seven Tahini-Based Sauces and Dips
Four Yogurt Sauces and Dips
Georgian Sour Plum Sauce
Breads
Store-Bought Breads
Stale Bread
Floppy Breads Made on a Griddle over a Fire
Buba Khotoveli's Crackling Flat Bread
Turkish Ridge-Patterned Bread (Agik Ekmek or Pide)
Two Corn Breads
Savory Country Pies and Pastries
All-Purpose Pie Dough with Yeast
Spicy Eastern Mediterranean Pizza with Meat
Za'atar Pie
Mrs. Bezjian's Swiss Chard and Tahini Beureks
Georgian Beef Pie in the Svaneti Style
Georgian Home-Style Cheese Bread Pie
Northern Greek Pies
Macedonian Phyllo Dough
Homemade Pastry Dough with Olive Oil
Recipes for Nine Northern Greek Pies
Arab and Turkish Pies
Two Dumpling Recipes
Soups
Anatolian Sour Soup: Mothers and Daughters
Three Meatless Lentil Soups
Georgian White Soup with Fresh Herbs
Georgian Spicy and Sour Beef Soup
Red Bean and Hot Pepper Soup from Dagestan
Macedonian Green Cream
Four Yogurt Soups
Small Uncooked Salads
Fresh Summer Salads
Two Bread Salads
Two Middle Eastern Grain Salads
Two Pungent Her Salads
Three Olive Salads
Small Cooked Vegetable Dishes
Three Pomegranate-Flavored Vegetables
Four Macedonian Eggplant Salads
Two Stuffed Vegetables
Two Stuffed Leaf Dishes
A Georgian Vegetable and Bean Sampler
Three Southeastern Turkish Salads
Vegetables
Vegetables Simmered in Olive Oil
Assorted Vegetables and Greens
Four Eggplant Dishes
Three Vegetable Dishes with a Meaty Flavor
Stuffed Fruits and Vegetables
Stuffed Eggplants with Tomato-Pomegranate Sauce
Stuffed Eggplants with Yogurt
Zucchinis Stuffed With Bulgur, Tomatoes, and Hot Pepper
Stuffed Cabbage, Aleppo Style
Balkan Stuffed Cabbage
Baked Green Tomatoes Stuffed with Mixed Herbs and Walnuts
Quinces Stuffed with Chicken, Golden Raisins, and Almonds
Pilafs, Pulses, and Corn
Pilafs
Pulse and Corn Dishes
Kibbeh
Fifty Varieties of Kibbeh
Making Kibbeh: Detailed Instructions
Fried Kibbeh
Vegetarian Kibbeh
Poached and Steamed Kibbeh
Baked Kibbeh
Leftover Kibbeh Simmered in an Onion and Tomato Stew
Fish
Rainbow Trout Fillets with Eggplant and Pomegranate
Spicy Fish Fillets with Bulgur and Caramelized Onions, Latakia Style
Baked Fish Fillets with Walnut and Fresh Coriander Sauce
Fish Poached in Cumin-Flavored Tomato Sauce
Fish Poached in Morel Sauce
Fish Smothered in a Tahini Sauce
Pepper Fish
Marinated and Fried Small Fish with Rosemary
Marinated and Fried Catfish, Aleppo Style
Sardines Wrapped in Grape Leaves
Swordfish Pilakisi
Skewered Swordfish
Mussels Saganaki
Marinated and Grilled Octopus
Poultry
Chicken Broiled with Lemon and Yogurt Marinade
Rolled Breast of Chicken Glazed with Pomegranate
Georgian Chicken Tabaka with Two Sauces
Musakhan
Chicken with Okra
Roast Chicken Stuffed with Lamb, Rice, and Pine Nuts
A Circassian's "Circassian-Style" Chicken
Duck with Quinces
Meat
Grilled Meats
Seven Ground Meat Kabobs
Three Meatball Dishes
A Regional Sampler of Meat Stews
Three Casserole Dinners
Desserts
Noah's Pudding
Rice Pudding
Poached Apricots
Cherry Bread Pudding
Halvah of the Poor Shepherd
Syrian "Cheese Rags"
Yogurt Cake
Baklava, Gaziantep Style
Pistachio- and Cheese-Filled Kunefe
Semolina Butter Cookies
Date and Semolina Cakes with Two Variations
Clarified Butter
Sugar Syrup
Imitation Kaymak
Eastern Mediterranean Pepper Pastes
Home-Prepared Spice Mixtures
Stocking the Eastern Mediterranean Larder
Spices and Herbs
Miscellany
Mail-Order Addresses
Yogurt
Homemade Yogurt
Draining Yogurt
Iced Yogurt Drink
Yogurt Cheese Balls Packed in Olive Oil
Another Kind of Yogurt Cheese
Bibliography
Index