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Essential Mediterranean How Regional Cooks Transform Key Ingredients into the World's Favorite Cuisines

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ISBN-10: 0060196513

ISBN-13: 9780060196516

Edition: 2003

Authors: Nancy Harmon Jenkins

List price: $29.95
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With The Essential Mediterranean, Nancy Harmon Jenkins continues her lifelong exploration of Mediterranean food -- how it is grown, prepared, and shared around the table. In her latest book, Ms. Jenkins introduces cooks and readers to a cluster of core ingredients and foodways that are fundamental to all of the Mediterranean's diverse cuisines. She shows how the Mediterranean attitude toward food -- a combination of respect, integrity, enthusiasm, and sheer joy -- can be cultivated across the Atlantic. In twelve informative and captivating chapters, the author focuses on the core ingredients common to the diverse cuisines of the region: salt, wine and vinegar, pasta and couscous, bread,…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 3/18/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 448
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

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