Vefa's Kitchen


The bible of traditional Greek cuisine.


Vefa Alexiadou


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Price: USD$49.95



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Resumen del libro
  • The bible of authentic Greek cooking by Vefa Alexiadou, the leading authority on Greek cuisine
  • Greece is the mother of Mediterranean cuisine, where olive oil, breads and honey have been staples since ancient times
  • Over 650 simple and healthy recipes, including many vegetarian dishes
  • Includes regional specialities that reveal the rich variety of Greek cooking from the mountains to the coast
  • Explores the fascinating social, mythological and religious history of Greek food



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About the book

Vefa's Kitchen is the first truly comprehensive bible of Greek food in English. Rapidly increasing in popularity, Greek cuisine is simple to prepare, healthy and delicious, and, more than most other cuisines, bears all the hallmarks of the rich cultural history of the land and sea from which it is are drawn. It is the original Mediterranean cuisine, where olive oil, figs, grapes, garlic, bread, wine and cheese have been staples since the beginnings of Western civilization.

With over 650 simple recipes by Vefa Alexiadou, the authoritative grand dame of Greek cookery, the book includes information on regional specialities, local ingredients and the religious and historical significance of the dishes, and is illustrated with 200 colour photographs.

Vefa's Kitchen is the definitive work on the rich and fascinating cooking of modern Greece.



 

About the author(s)
Vefa Alexiadou is the leading authority on Greek cookery. A bestselling author of thirteen cookbooks in Greece, she also has her own television series and regularly writes articles for magazines and gives lectures and demonstrations on Greek recipes. She has served on the board of the Centre for the Preservation of Traditional Greek Gastronomy.


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