Tutti a tavola—All to the table with this bounty of Mediterranean recipes to try, savor, and gather around To help his patients improve their health, Dr. Angelo Acquista began “prescribing” them recipes for nutritious and flavorful home-cooked meals prepared with ingredients key to the Mediterranean diet. The Mediterranean Family Table combines his medical experience and Sicilian roots to outline the guiding principles of the Mediterranean diet and takes it one step further with a collection of easy, wholesome, and delicious recipes the entire family will love. From purees made with fresh vegetables that will tempt the taste buds of bambini—and can serve as easy sides for the rest of the family—to recipes tailored to meet the special nutritional needs of children and seniors (highlighted by icons for easy reference), this well-curated collection of recipes will allow you to: • Reinvent classic recipes by replacing mayonnaise and butter with heart-healthy olive oil in dishes like Mediterranean Potato Salad and Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes • Discover good-for-you Mediterranean greens in kid-approved recipes like Orecchiette with Bread Crumbs and Broccoli Rabe, and Swiss Chard and Cannellini Beans alla Alessandra • Create your own “Sunday Supper” family tradition with recipes like Quick and Easy Tomato Sauce and Mama’s Meatballs with Pasta The Mediterranean Family Table contains a wealth of helpful information, including how to make healthier eating choices; instill good habits in kids that will last a lifetime; and buy, store, and cook ingredients fundamental to the Mediterranean diet. Anecdotes from Acquista’s family history are woven throughout, as well as stories of growing up near the Mediterranean Sea, and the techniques he uses to incorporate what he learned from his Sicilian upbringing into his busy, landlocked, modern family life. Buon appetito!
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Ralph Nader and his family share recipes inspired by his parents' commitment to the healthy diet of their homeland of Lebanon. "Growing up in Winsted, Conn., Ralph Nader would often help his mother cook--kneading the bread dough, chopping fragrant spices to prepare dishes for the family table from his parents' native Lebanon." --NPR, Weekend Edition Sunday "More than just a collection of recipes, though, this is a window on a culture and a family. Nader's description of his mother convincing 8-year-old Ralph to eat radishes speaks volumes about this persuasive matriarch and the tireless activist she raised." --Washington Post Book Club "The book is both a compilation of Lebanese dishes Nader grew up eating and an homage to his mother Rose, who never let her children eat anything processed or prepackaged, and always cooked from scratch." --The Hartford Courant "Nader's cookbook is many things: it is an homage to his mother and her love of simple cooking that her family enjoyed around the kitchen table; a delightful and colorful examination (filled with recipes) of the Lebanese culinary tradition that immigrants to the United States carried with them to a new land; and an endorsement of good eating, cooking with simple, fresh ingredients that Nader hopes will continue to open many individuals' minds about obesity and the role processed foods play in this national, indeed, global health crises." --Litchfield County Times "One cannot put down this beautifully illustrated book, with a stunning full-page colored photo opposite each recipe. Large print makes it easy to read while you work, and the engaging introduction by Nader relates life as a young boy in Winsted." --The Republican-American Ralph Nader is best-known for his social critiques and his efforts to increase government and corporate accountability, but what some might not know about him is his lifelong commitment to healthy eating. Born in Connecticut to Lebanese parents, Nader's appreciation of food began at
To be seated at a Sephardic table is to bare witness to centuries of a mesmerizingly rich cultural heritage overflowing with traditions and festivities, symbols and superstitions, stories and insights, fragrances, tastes and culinary secrets - all handed down from generation to generation around the ever-present Sephardic feast. Following the expulsion of the Jews in 1492 by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain, Sephardic Jewish communities spread to new shores bringing with them their rich gastronomic heritage from Moorish Spain which naturally evolved into a wonderfully complex fusion of flavours incorporating Ottoman Turkish, Greek, Hispanic, African and other influences. Deeply inspired by her roots and constantly immersed in its traditions, author, artist and Sephardic cuisine expert Stella Cohen has set out to record the legacy of this vibrant, fascinating yet vanishing world for posterity and tell the story of her own family’s cultural journey from Rodos (where her great-grandfather Haham Yaacov Capouya, was the esteemed sage and Rabbi of Rhodes) to Rhodesia (today known as Zimbabwe) where she has raised her family to continue the traditions as passed on to her. In 1986, "Sephardic Cuisine” by Stella Cohen, a humble spiral bound cookbook, was independently published under the auspices of the Sephardic community of Zimbabwe and quickly became an international success, being reprinted many times over. For more than ten years, Stella has worked at revising and extending the original to include a more thorough exploration of the age-old subject and the techniques and traditions around it. Stella’s Sephardic Table is a treasure trove of inspiration for the soul, filled with over 250 sumptuous easy-to-follow recipes, all lavishly illustrated and garnished with anecdotes, Ladino sayings, essays and rare insights into family-cherished tips and tricks traditionally passed from mother to daughter.
A BookPage Best Cookbook of 2015 Winner of the Gourmand International Cookbook Award 2015, Best in the World, Best First Cookbook A gorgeous, fully illustrated collection of recipes, cooking techniques, and pantry wisdom for delicious, healthy, and harmonious family meals from the incredible Pollan family—with a foreword by Michael Pollan. In The Pollan Family Table, Corky, Lori, Dana, and Tracy Pollan invite you into their warm, inspiring kitchens, sharing more than 100 of their family’s best recipes. For generations, the Pollans have used fresh, local ingredients to cook healthy, irresistible meals. Michael Pollan, whose bestselling books have changed our culture and the way we think about food, writes in his foreword about how the family meals he ate growing up shaped his worldview. This stunning and practical cookbook gives readers the tools they need to implement the Pollan food philosophy in their everyday lives and to make great, nourishing, delectable meals that bring families back to the table. Standouts like Grand Marnier Citrus Roasted Chicken, Crispy Parmesan Zucchini Chips, and Key Lime Pie with Walnut Oatmeal Crust are easy to make yet sophisticated enough to dazzle family and friends. With hundreds of exquisite color photographs, The Pollan Family Table includes the Pollan’s top cooking tips and techniques, time-tested shortcuts, advice for those just starting out and market and pantry lists that make shopping for and preparing dinner stress-free. This instant kitchen classic will help readers create incredible meals and cultivate traditions that improve health, well-being, and family happiness.
Provides a collection of recipes for appetizers, entrees, sandwiches, side dishes, main dishes, soups, and desserts for everyday meals, weekends, entertaining, and holidays.
This book began with the idea of just offering recipes for Indian cuisine, but over time it evolved into a wider selection of recipes, including most popular Western, African, Chinese, Korean, and Middle Eastern dishes. These recipes are easy, delicious, and meant to be fun and inspirational. Written with passion, these recipes are for home cooks so they can create a variety of dishes for their family and friends on a daily basis. Its unimaginable array of very easy world classics include rice, dal, pasta, meat, poultry, and desserts, which is also extremely valuable for young people who live away from home and want to eat healthy meals that are fun to make and affordable. A fairly comprehensive section of this book deals with important techniques in the kitchen, bringing awareness to those who are passionate about their craft. Cooking is a matter of understanding key techniques. It is important to focus on techniques rather than recipes. A sound knowledge of technique builds confidence and the ability to tweak, change, or go with the original recipes, and it certainly ensures the making of a cook.
Make dinner the Carrabba’s way tonight, with these tasty, Italian family recipes. For twenty-five years, Carrabba’s Italian Grill has offered its amici (Italian for “friends”) an extraordinary dining experience. Serving hand-prepared, contemporary renditions of traditional family recipes, Carrabba’s makes everyone who walks through the door feel right at home. Each meal is served in the time-honored tradition of warm Italian hospitality and authentically prepared food made from the heart. Now, you can re-create the Carrabba’s experience in your own kitchen with delicious recipes inspired by generations of family cooking. In the true spirit of generosity, Recipes from Around Our Family Table shares not just these mouthwatering signature recipes, but also the cooking secrets that make them so good. Features 75 authentic Italian recipes and Carrabba’s favorites, including: · Chicken Bryan · Mama Mandola’s Sicilian Chicken Soup · Pizza Margherita · Cozze in Bianco · Pollo Rosa Maria · Garlic Mashed Potatoes · Pasta Weesie · Lobster Macaroni and Cheese · Prosciutto-wrapped Pork Tenderloin · Sogno di Cioccolata · Limoncello Bread Pudding Also offers tips on successful grilling, preparing perfect pasta, finding the best ingredients, mastering homemade pizza, and more!
- Author : Salinas Press
- Publisher : Callisto Media Inc
- Release Date : 2014-03-07
- Genre : Cooking
- Pages : 178
- ISBN : 9781623153762
Celebrate the flavors of Greece, Italy, and Spain with The Mediterranean Slow Cooker Cookbook With The Mediterranean Slow Cooker Cookbook, you’ll enjoy healthy vegetables, fruits, legumes, fish, and whole grains from the most delicious region on earth. Mediterranean food draws much of its flavor from heart-healthy fats such as olive oil and nuts. By using a slow cooker, you can maximize the taste of your Mediterranean dishes and save time in the kitchen. With a bit of advanced preparation, you can come home to a healthy, slow-cooked Mediterranean meal, even on a busy weeknight. The Mediterranean Slow Cooker Cookbook will add delicious variety to your plate with: 101 robust, healthy recipes, including Turkish Stuffed Eggplant, Garlic Tilapia, and Chocolate Hazelnut Bread Pudding Flavor profiles of 5 different regions 14 essential tips for using your slow cooker 76 key ingredients to keep in your kitchen A handy guide to cook time conversions With its simple recipes, Mediterranean Slow Cooker Cookbook can bring savory, romantic flavors to your plate—and extra time to your day.
This comprehensive study of families in the Mediterranean world spans the Bronze Age through Late Antiquity, and looks at families and households in various ancient societies inhabiting the regions around the Mediterranean Sea in an attempt to break down artificial boundaries between academic disciplines.
Debbie Matenopoulos, the first member of her family born in America, grew up in a traditional Greek household, eating delicious, authentic Greek cooking that her family had passed down for generations. By the time Debbie had started her television career in New York on The View, she began eating a standard American diet. But despite carefully limiting how much she ate, she found herself gaining weight and lacking energy. As Debbie’s career as an entertainment news reporter and television host on BS, MTV, E!, and other networks had her constantly on the go, she was grabbing whatever food was readily available. It was only when she returned to her traditional Greek diet that she found herself easily—and healthily—realizing her natural weight and regaining her natural energy, stamina, and physique. Now, in It's All Greek to Me, Debbie shares 120 of her family's traditional Greek recipes and adds her own touch to make them even healthier and easier to prepare. After tasting Debbie’s dishes, such as her mouthwatering version of Spanakopita (Spinach Feta Pie), Kalamaria Kaftera (Spicy Calamari), her family’s secret recipe for Baklava, and, of course, Arni kai Patates (Classic Roasted Leg of Lamb with Potatoes)—you’ll be amazed these delicious foods are good for you. With a foreword by Dr. Michael Ozner, one of the nation’s leading cardiologists, the recipes in It’s All Greek to Me adhere to the healthiest diet on the planet: the traditional Mediterranean Diet. Modern science is catching up to what Greeks have known for millennia: health comes from eating natural, whole-food ingredients that haven’t been processed or pumped full of hormones, antibiotics, or preservatives. Let It’s All Greek to Me bring your friends and family together to share in the experience of a Greek meal and way of life. Opa! A portion of all proceeds will benefit the ALS Association.
L'Art de la Tableis perhaps the most romantic Mediterranean cookbook ever published. It started with an admiration for the Mediterranean region, its customs, its scents, and its colors, which became the inspiration for the culinary author Gintare Marcel. The book features over one hundred recipes from around the region featuring freshly prepared seasonal ingredients. Each recipe is magnificently photographed to make this a beautiful coffee table book as well as a practical cookbook. Gintare Marcel is an author and photographer. Her food blog, gourmantineblog.com, has gained a worldwide following.
1000 Mediterranean Meals brings recipes from Spain, Italy, Greece, Portugal, Egypt, Turkey, France, Morocco, Lebanon, and other Mediterranean nations straight to your dinner table! Unlike other diets with strict rules and hard laws, the Mediterranean diet encourages you to eat more whole foods from the entire food pyramid without sacrificing taste or your health. Incorporating all the traditional healthy living habits of people from countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea has never been easier. Mediterranean recipes include lots of vegetables, legumes, whole grains, breads, fruits, nuts, seeds, and olive oil, as well as plenty of fish, poultry, and small amounts of red meat. By focusing on what goes into your body and consuming only fresh, unprocessed, and unrefined foods that are (usually) low in trans fats, you can live a healthier lifestyle without cutting out your favorite foods. Mediterranean food is not just really good for you, it is also really delicious to eat and pretty to look at. Encompassing the culinary traditions and cultures of all the countries that border the Mediterranean waters, this is convivial food that suits the climate and the pace of life, consisting largely of lots of little dishes made out of tantalizing and delicious local specialties--from grilled fish to delicate filled pastries, tasty stews, and fresh produce combined into salads. This is food that will enliven even the most jaded palate, where the key is always variety to satisfy even the hungriest diner. 1000 recipes are just the start of your culinary adventures. Most recipes offer additions and substitutions for people that like changing their favorite dishes around from time to time. Recipes for Antipasti, meze, tapas, salads, breads, pizzas, vegan and vegetarian delights, pasta, poultry, seafood, desserts, fruit, and more are all included, plus classic recipes for tzatziki, arancini, hummus, falafel, gazpacho, pizzettes, focaccia bread, plus these delicious meals for entertain