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The Gourmet Mag | The Southern Summer Issue | Summer 2018: An Italian Food & Travel Magazine

By Claudia Rinaldi

The Gourmet Mag is an Italian food and travel magazine that explores authentic and traditional recipes, a bit of modern cuisine, Italy’s food culture, people, places and seasonal fun. In every issue, you'll get a collection of Italian dishes for you to explore and enjoy seasonal produce and cooking methods. Introducing you to Southern, Central and Northern Italian food recipes, it will make you a master of the immense world of ingredients, traditions and the essentials of classic Italian cooking. You’ll find both everyday Italian recipes and distinctive, gourmet dishes for your gatherings and celebrations.

 
 

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The Gourmet Mag | The Yellow Issue | Winter 2018: An Italian food magazine for Italian food lovers

By Claudia Rinaldi

The Gourmet Mag is a fine cooking magazine. An Italian food magazine exploring traditional Italian recipes, modern Italian cuisine, seasonal and healthy Italian recipes, Italian people and Italian culture. You get a classic Italian cookbook, a travel guide and a collection of Italian food and culture stories in every single issue. Welcome to the Yellow Issue! A place where everything is cozy, homey and comfortable. A kitchen where we cook nutritious Italian comfort food, based on seasonal ingredients and recipes that help us fight the cold (and a little blues). A home so warm and welcoming, that everyone prefers to stay in, rather than hysterically run around in search of solace. An inspiration to go out for activities worth the effort of adding layers and layers of wool to our outfits.

 
 

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Mediterranean: Naturally nourishing recipes from the world's healthiest diet

By Susie Theodorou

Eating healthily has never been easier with Susie Theodorou's new book Mediterranean. Susie explores how the Mediterranean diet is a lifestyle choice and a pattern of eating based on rural life where people used to eat what they grew and enjoy it communally. Her approach embraces seasonal and nutritious foods, without the strict regime of a diet book. She does not focus on weight loss or weight gain but instead promotes a healthier and happier way of life.

 
 

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The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook: 500 Vibrant, Kitchen-Tested Recipes for Living and Eating Well Every Day

By America's Test Kitchen 

500 recipes are now at your fingertips in a single comprehensive cookbook inspired by the renowned flavors and heart healthy diet of the Mediterranean!  Using the guidelines of the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid to create a variety of tapas, soups, salads, grains, pasta, flat breads, beans, vegetables, seafood, poultry, meat, eggs, fruits, and sweets. 

 
 

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The New Mediterranean Table: Modern and Rustic Recipes Inspired by Traditions Spanning Three Continents

By Sameh Wadi

An Unforgettable Homage to Mediterranean Cuisine

Sameh Wadi's award-winning restaurants are just the beginning of his talents. He has a spice company, was a semifinalist for the James Beard Foundation "Best Chef " and "Rising Star" awards and was raised by two avid home cooks. Born in the Middle East, he grew up cooking and eating Mediterranean food. Here, he offers a collection of recipes that represent an exceptional look into his rich heritage, the culinary foundation that has propelled him to the top of the American restaurant scene.

 
 

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101 Mediterranean Dishes: Tried and Tested Recipes (Good Food 101)

By Angela Nilsen

Another great title from BBC Good Food Magazine—a taste of the Med all-year-round and whatever the weather. Even if it is raining outside, this little book of sunshine will help lift the gloom with a wealth of comforting, cheerful dishes to keep the summer atmosphere alive. All tried-and-tested by Britain’s top-selling BBC Good Food Magazine, these recipes are guaranteed to be packed full of intense flavor. With full-color photography to accompany every dish and a practical ingredients list of Mediterranean authentics and easy-to-find alternatives, this really is a must-have summer cookbook.

 
 

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Mediterranean Cookbook

By Marie-Pierre Moine

Bringing together authentic recipes from Italy, Greece, Provence, northern Africa, and the Middle East, DK's Mediterranean Cookbook gives cooks the necessary tools to recreate the flavors of the Mediterranean in their own homes. 
Fresh, healthy, and easy to make, the Mediterranean Cookbook contains more than 300 recipes, from Citrus Lamb Tagine and Leek Moussaka to Panzanella and Tzatziki.

Whether it's the food of Tuscany, Provence, the Greek Islands, Morocco, or Spain, DK's Mediterranean Cookbook is a wonderful resource for families that want to eat fresh, fast, and healthy.

 
 

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315 Best Ever Mediterranean Recipes: Sun-drenched dishes from Morocco, Spain, Turkey, Greece, France and Italy, with more than 315 photographs

By Beverly Jolland

Beverly Jollands is an experienced writer and editor and has worked on many cookbooks. She has travelled extensively around the Mediterranean and has studied its history and culture for many years. In this book she brings together her love of the area and an appreciation of its heritage of great food. Beverly has selected a mouthwatering array of recipes from the Mediterranean region, all of which evoke the sunny climate, relaxed lifestyle and wonderful flavours that make the cuisine of these countries so well loved.

 
 

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Istanbul and Beyond: Exploring the Diverse Cuisines of Turkey

By Robyn Eckhardt

The most extensive and lushly photographed Turkish cookbook to date, by two internationally acclaimed experts
Standing at the crossroads between the Mediterranean, the Middle East, and Asia, Turkey boasts astonishingly rich and diverse culinary traditions. Journalist Robyn Eckhardt and her husband, photographer David Hagerman, have spent almost twenty years discovering the country’s very best dishes. Now they take readers on an unforgettable epicurean adventure, beginning in Istanbul, home to one of the world’s great fusion cuisines. From there, they journey to the lesser-known provinces, opening a vivid world of flavors influenced by neighboring Syria, Iran, Iraq, Armenia, and Georgia.

 
 

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Jerusalem: A Cookbook

By Yotam Ottolenghi

A collection of 120 recipes exploring the flavors of Jerusalem from the New York Times bestselling author of Plenty, one of the most lauded cookbooks of 2011.
In Jerusalem, Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi explore  the vibrant cuisine of their home city—with its diverse Muslim, Jewish, and Christian communities. Both men were born in Jerusalem in the same year—Tamimi on the Arab east side and Ottolenghi in the Jewish west. This stunning cookbook offers 120 recipes from their unique cross-cultural perspective, from inventive vegetable dishes to sweet, rich desserts. With five bustling restaurants in London and two stellar cookbooks, Ottolenghi is one of the most respected chefs in the world; in Jerusalem, he and Tamimi have collaborated to produce their most personal cookbook yet.

 
 

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A Gourmet Journey~Greek Island Style: Meze

By Kelly Salonica Staikopoulos

KUKLA’S KOUZINA: A Gourmet Journey~Greek Island Style is the first cookbook series featuring an exclusive collection of never-before-published recipes from Karpathos—the second largest island of the Dodecanese chain, nestled between its more renowned neighbors Crete and Rhodes. From the unspoiled mountain village of Olympos, to the inland farming town of Volada, to the age-old fishing port of Finiki, the island is at the core of these recipes—passed down orally, some thousands of years old—that remain true to their heritage, with an originality that sets them apart from standard Greek cuisine, while teaching children the importance of culture and traditions through food.

 
 

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Mediterranean Diet for Beginners: The Complete Guide - 40 Delicious Recipes, 7-Day Diet Meal Plan, and 10 Tips for Success

By Rockridge Press

“When eating well tastes like a yearlong vacation, it’s easy and exciting to do.”—From Rockridge Press, the publisher of Amazon bestsellers, Paleo for Beginners and The Wicked Good Ketogenic Diet Cookbook.
For most people, dieting and deprivation of variety and flavor go hand in hand, which is why it can be so hard to stick with a diet long enough to make a major lifestyle impact. Catering to anyone who wants to trim their waistline without sacrificing taste buds, the Mediterranean diet allows you to fill your plate with diverse and delicious tastes. Combining savory recipes with helpful tips and meal plans, The Mediterranean Diet for Beginners cookbook is the only reference you will need to start and stick to the Mediterranean diet.

 
 

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Ikaria: Lessons on Food, Life, and Longevity from the Greek Island Where People Forget to Die

By Diane Kochilas

The remote and lush island of Ikaria in the northeastern Aegean is home to one of the longest-living populations on the planet, making it a "blue zone." Much of this has been attributed to Ikaria's stress-free lifestyle and Mediterranean diet-daily naps, frequent sex, a little fish and meat, free-flowing wine, mindless exercise like walking and gardening, hyper-local food, strong friendships, and a deep-rooted disregard for the clock.

 
 

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Our Syria: Recipes from Home

By Dina Mousawi

Syria is where food, memory, and resilience collide: recreate the flavors of this beautiful country in Our Syria, for delicious meals anywhere in the world. 
Syria has always been the meeting point for the most delicious flavors from East and West, where spices and sweetness collide. Even now, in possibly the country's darkest hour, Syrian families in tiny apartments from Beirut to Berlin are searching out the best tomatoes, lemons, pomegranates, and parsley to evoke the memory of home, keeping their treasured food history alive across continents.

 
 

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Gluten Free Vegetarian Mediterranean Recipes

By Sanaa Abourezk

Step into Sanaa’s kitchen and learn to recreate some of her favorite gluten free mediterranean dishes. Citing her as one of the sources of Sioux Falls’ “new-found culinary fame,” The New York Times called Sanaa Abourezk “something of a renegade” who helped begin an “epicurean trend in this city...almost a decade ago with the Mediterranean fast-food place Sanaa’s Gourmet Mediterranean.” In this new cookbook, Sanaa opens up her kitchen and invites you to recreate for yourself her favorite gluten free mediterranean dishes.

 
 

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Olives, Lemons & Za'atar: The Best Middle Eastern Home Cooking

By Rawia Bishara

Rawia, in Arabic, means storyteller. And that is what I am. I tell the stories of my life's journey, culture, and family through my cooking. A delicious meal is the greatest companion to the memories we cherish most. I was born into a food-loving Palestinian-Arab family in Nazareth, a beautiful town in the southern Galilee. Though the words “organic,” “locavore,” and “sustainable” were unknown then, my parents' approach qualified on all counts. My respect for the sources of food, how it is grown and prepared, originates in my early years at home.

 
 

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Around My French Table: More than 300 Recipes from My Home to Yours

By Dorie Greenspan

Now in a big, personal, and personable book, Dorie captures all the excitement of French home cooking, sharing disarmingly simple dishes she has gathered over years of living in France. 
Around My French Table includes many superb renditions of the great classics: a glorious cheese-domed onion soup, a spoon-tender beef daube, and the “top-secret” chocolate mousse recipe that every good Parisian cook knows—but won’t reveal.

 
 

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The Food of Morocco

By Paula Wolfert

Paula Wolfert, the undisputed queen of Mediterranean cooking, provides food lovers with the definitive guide to The Food of Morocco. Lavishly photographed and packed with tantalizing recipes to please the modern palate, The Food of Morocco provides helpful preparation techniques for chefs, home cooks, and any serious student of the culinary arts and culture. This is the perfect companion to Wolfert’s classic, Couscous and Other Good Food from Morocco—a 2008 inductee into the James Beard Cookbook Hall of Fame—and fans of Claudia Roden, Elizabeth David, Martha Rose Schulman, and Poopa Dweck will be delighted by this extraordinary culinary journey across this colorful and exhilarating land.

 
 

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Tagines and Couscous: Delicious recipes for Moroccan one-pot cooking

By Ghillie Basan

Tagines are the rich and aromatic casseroles that form the basis of traditional Moroccan cooking.
These hearty one-pot meals, flavored with fragrant spices, are cooked and served from an elegant, specially designed cooking vessel, also called a tagine. In Ghillie Basan’s collection of deliciously authentic recipes you will find some of the best-loved classics of the Moroccan kitchen, such as the sumptuous Lamb Tagine with Dates, Almonds, and Pistachios, and the tangy Chicken Tagine with Preserved Lemon, Green Olives, and Thyme. Also included are less traditional but equally delicious recipes for beef and fish—try Beef Tagine with Sweet Potatoes, Peas, and Ginger or a tagine of Monkfish, Potatoes, Tomatoes, and Black Olives. Substantial vegetable tagines include Baby Eggplant with Cilantro and Mint, and Butternut Squash, Shallots, Golden Raisins, and Almonds. Recipes for variations on couscous, the classic accompaniment to tagines, are also given, plus plenty of ideas for fresh-tasting salads and vegetable sides to serve alongside and complete your Moroccan-style feast.

 

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Julie Taboulie's Lebanese Kitchen: Authentic Recipes for Fresh and Flavorful Mediterranean Home Cooking

By Julie Ann Sageer

Since she was six years old, Julie Ann Sageer (nicknamed Julie Taboulie by her close-knit family) has had a passion for cooking the meals of her Lebanese heritage. Just like in her Emmy-nominated cooking show Cooking with Julie Taboulie, each of her recipes comes with hands-on instructions, tips, and tricks for making homemade Middle Eastern dishes using heaps of fresh, seasonal ingredients. Here you’ll find dishes that range from classics like falafel, shawarma, and (of course) taboulie, to warming Bazilla―a stew of tomato, green pea, and lamb―to honey and rosewater-infused desserts.

 
 

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Tasting Rome: Fresh Flavors and Forgotten Recipes from an Ancient City

By Katie Parla

A love letter from two Americans to their adopted city, Tasting Rome is a showcase of  modern dishes influenced by tradition, as well as the rich culture of their surroundings. 
Even 150 years after unification, Italy is still a divided nation where individual regions are defined by their local cuisine. Each is a mirror of its city’s culture, history, and geography. But cucina romana is the country’s greatest standout.

 
 

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Extra Virgin: Recipes & Love from Our Tuscan Kitchen

By Gabriele Corcos

Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos, hosts of the Cooking Channels's hit show Extra Virgin, bring together food, family, and style in a celebration of the pleasures of the rustic Italian table with 120 recipes for simple yet exquisite meals that are accessible, full of fresh flavor, and easy to prepare.

 
 

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Authentic Portuguese Cooking: More Than 185 Classic Mediterranean-Style Recipes of the Azores, Madeira and Continental Portugal

By Ana Patuleia Ortins

Starred Review in Publishers Weekly : "...Readers interested in expanding their repertoires would do well to consider this terrific compilation..."
An Encyclopedic Collection of Recipes from One of the World's Most Cherished Food Cultures.
Ana Patuleia Ortins will help you travel to and experience the unique paradise of Portugal without setting foot on a plane. Portugal is known for its cuisine that while mild in spice, is rich in flavor. As the authority on Portuguese cooking, Ana highlights the fare through an encyclopedic look into her family's cooking and the country's history.

 
 

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Dalmatia: Recipes from Croatia's Mediterranean Coast

By Ino Kuvacic

Dalmatia is a celebration of the food of Croatia's Mediterranean Coast, a region with a long, rich history, but one that is only slowly coming to prominence as tourists continue to discover its rugged beauty, blue waters and rustic, simple cuisine.
Alongside more than 80 achievable recipes (presented as Salads & Vegetables; Seafood; Meat; Desserts and Drinks), the book sells the dream - and a sense of discovery. It tells the story of this place, in words and pictures, communicating both to people who aspire to experience it for themselves, and to those with fond memories of having done so.

 
 

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Tapas (Revised): The Little Dishes of Spain

By Penelope Casas

Penelope Casas, who introduced the classic little dishes of Spain to American cooks more than twenty years ago, now gives us a splendid updated edition of that seminal book—with fifty exciting new recipes and eight full pages of new color photographs showing tapas in all their glory.
Here are all the appetizer dishes that have long been a tradition in Spanish cuisine—mélanges of seafood in aromatic sauces; little ragouts of meat, sausages, beans; colorful salads and marinades; the omelets called tortillas that enclose a variety of tasty tidbits; banderillas, zesty combinations on skewers; and empanadas, savory delights encased in pastry. 

 
 
 

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