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Back To My Roots: Sharing Recipes From The Villages Of Greece

Back To My Roots: Sharing Recipes From The Villages Of Greece Lowest new price: $28.00
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Author: Krystina Kalapothakos
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Back To My Roots by chef Krystina Kalapothakos, of Kouzounas Kitchen, takes us back to the days of robust village life as we explore traditional Greek recipes with Krystina’s own twist.
Inspired by her grandparents’ village in Mani, Greece, and with the help of popular Greek food bloggers, this book is full of delicious Greek food recipes—such as Spanakopita (Greek Spinach Pie), Karidopita (Greek Walnut Cake), and Keftedes (Greek Meatballs)—plus Greek beverages, spices and teas.
Back To My Roots is not only packed full with mouth-watering recipes, but Krystina also shares her personal story, kitchen tips and tricks, bits and pieces of the history of olive oil and its benefits, and much, much more!
Take the journey with chef Krystina as she goes back to her roots and shares the tradition, the love, and most of all, the authentic food of her Greek heritage.

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The Olive and the Caper: Adventures in Greek Cooking

The Olive and the Caper: Adventures in Greek Cooking Lowest new price: $9.74
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Author: Susanna Hoffman
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This is the year "It's Greek to me" becomes the happy answer to what's for dinner. My Big Fat Greek Wedding, the upcoming epic Troy, the 2004 Summer Olympics returning to Athens--and now, yet another reason to embrace all things Greek: The Olive and the Caper, Susanna Hoffman's 700-plus-page serendipity of recipes and adventure. In Corfu, Ms. Hoffman and a taverna owner cook shrimp fresh from the trap--and for us she offers the boldly-flavored Shrimp with Fennel, Green Olives, Red Onion, and White Wine. She gathers wild greens and herbs with neighbors, inspiring Big Beans with Thyme and Parsley, and Field Greens and Ouzo Pie. She learns the secret to chewy country bread from the baker on Santorini and translates it for American kitchens. Including 325 recipes developed in collaboration with Victoria Wise (her co-author on The Well-Filled Tortilla Cookbook, with over 258,000 copies in print), The Olive and the Caper celebrates all things Greek: Chicken Neo-Avgolemeno. Fall-off-the-bone Lamb Shanks seasoned with garlic, thyme, cinnamon and coriander. Siren-like sweets, from world-renowned Baklava to uniquely Greek preserves: Rose Petal, Cherry and Grappa, Apricot and Metaxa. In addition, it opens with a sixteen-page full-color section and has dozens of lively essays throughout the book--about the origins of Greek food, about village life, history, language, customs--making this a lively adventure in reading as well as cooking.

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Kokkari: Contemporary Greek Flavors

Kokkari: Contemporary Greek Flavors Lowest new price: $358.20
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Author: Erik Cosselmon
Brand: Chronicle Books

Traditional family recipes and the ancient Hellenic custom of welcoming the stranger as a friend known in Greece as philoxenia have inspired the uniquely welcoming ambience of Kokkari restaurant in San Francisco. A whole spring lamb spit-roasting over an open fire greets diners, and the menu offers familiar dishes like dolmades, avgolemono soup, and lamb moussaka along with more unusual Greek dishes such as deep fried smelt, watermelon and feta salad, and grilled octopus. Through its use of fresh seasonal ingredients, Kokkari brings a refined, cosmopolitan sensibility to a beloved Mediterranean culinary tradition. Its owners and chefs are proud to have ushered in a new era of appreciation for vibrant Greek flavors. Now they invite you to try some of their favorite dishes at home, and wish you a Greek bon appetit: kali orexi!

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Three Sisters Around the Greek Table: A Cookbook

Three Sisters Around the Greek Table: A Cookbook Lowest new price: $34.95
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Author: Betty Bakopoulos
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Synopsis This award-winning cookbook, celebrates both food and family. Written by three Greek-Canadian sisters, this cookbook shares the secrets to eating better with today's busy families. The ingredients are simple, rustic and true to the Mediterranean diet. There are 105 recipes and 112 stunning food photographs that will inspire the chef at home. The pages are filled with tips, variations, and make-ahead suggestions. There are even 12 complete menu ideas to help one put together a meal from start to finish. Heart-warming tales of how the recipes came to be staple dishes in the three sisters' homes are also shared throughout. The anecdotes are enhanced by a storybook of black and white photography. The stories remind us that eating is more than just a means for survival; it is a chance to pause with family and friends and connect with loved ones. Three Sisters Around the Greek Table is a reflection of Greek cooking and of living Greek. This book sets itself apart with its beauty, simplicity and thoroughness. More than a cookbook, it is a work of art, making it a must-have cookbook for the coffee-table and the kitchen.

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Food from Many Greek Kitchens

Food from Many Greek Kitchens Lowest new price: $19.99
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Author: Tessa Kiros
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No one captures the spirit and soul of a place quite like Tessa Kiros, the best-selling author of Falling Cloudberries and Apples for Jam. Who better than Tessa to take readers on a colorful and magical journey into the kitchens of her friends and family in Greece.

Food, culture, celebration, and memory are inexorably tied together inside Tessa Kiros's Food from Many Greek Kitchens. As the follow-up to her best-selling Venezia and Falling Cloudberries, Food from Many Greek Kitchens explores Kiros's Greek-Cypriot heritage and takes readers on a colorful journey into the Greek kitchens of her friends and family as she catalogs the traditional foods for fasting, festivals, and feast days.

Recipes like Vassilopitta New Year Wish Cake, Lamb in a Flowerpot with Dill and Red Wine, Yamopilafo Wedding Rice, and Easter Soup are accompanied by short introductions that explain each dish's cultural significance. In addition, lavish full-color photographs take readers on a tour from the local Mediterranean fishmongers and markets into Greek family homes and kitchens to experience the best in authentic Greek cooking.

With a glossary and more than 200 classically prepared Greek recipes, Food from Many Greek Kitchens adds a greater depth of flavor to each dish through Kiros's warm anecdotal introductions like the following passage for Vassilopitta:

"In Greece, everyone has a vassilopitta (cake) at New Year. The wonderful thing about this cake is that a flouri (coin) is added before baking. If you're lucky to get the piece with the coin, you'll be blessed for the year. Don't you love that sense of celebration the Greeks have?" --Food from Many Greek Kitchens

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The GI Mediterranean Diet: The Glycemic Index-Based Life-Saving Diet of the Greeks

The GI Mediterranean Diet: The Glycemic Index-Based Life-Saving Diet of the Greeks Lowest new price: $57.45
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Author: Fedon Alexander Lindberg M.D.
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UNLEASH THE FULL POTENTIAL OF THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET

From salads of tomato, cucumber and feta to savory moussaka and tangy tzatziki, the Mediterranean diet's mix of whole grains, fresh vegetables and oily fish has proven incredibly healthy and naturally slimming. Now, this book applies the science of the Glycemic Index to the traditional diet of the Greeks to create an even more powerful program for healthy weight loss. Accounting for the GI/GL effect of each food, the plan in this book maximizes your metabolism by balancing carbs, fats and proteins.

The ultimate combination of Old World wisdom and modern science, The GI Mediterranean Diet includes:

•48 traditional Mediterranean recipes
•Easy-to-follow, 4-week meal plans
•GI/GL rankings for over 200 foods


Discover how adding these delicious food to your diet could save your life by helping you:

•Lose Weight
•Fight Heart Disease
•Lower Blood Pressure
•Prevent Diabetes

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Greek Takeout Cookbook: Favorite Greek Takeout Recipes to Make at Home

Greek Takeout Cookbook: Favorite Greek Takeout Recipes to Make at Home Lowest new price: $7.99
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Author: Lina Chang
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Prepare your favorite Greek takeout recipes at home!

***BLACK AND WHITE EDITION***

Greek cuisine is a remarkable blend of East and West. It is Mediterranean cuisine at its best with diverse influences. From the East are the touches of exotic spices, and from the West are the Italian additions of garlic and tomato. Greek dishes make use of fresh produce and what is abundant in different regions in Greece such as grains, legumes, vegetables, meat, seafood, olive oil, and rice. To savor Greek cuisine is to savor history, culture, and love. Every Greek home cook prepares dishes using the freshest ingredients – thoughtfully seasoned with herbs and spices – prepared in age old tradition to preserve nutrients, for a happy and healthy family.



Inside find:

  • A brief history of Greek takeout food.
  • Ingredients used in Greek cooking, cooking methods and required cooking equipment used to prepare Greek meals
  • Easy to prepare appetizers like the Zucchini Fritters or the Fried Calamari
  • Traditional salads like the Classic Greek Salad or the Marouli Salad
  • Heartwarming soups like the Avgolemono, a delicate lemon and chicken-rice soup
  • Classic takeout sandwiches like the Souvlaki Pita Sandwich
  • Delicious beef, pork and lamb recipes like the Pork Souvlaki, the Beef Kebab, the Lamb Chops or the Greek-Style Stuffed Peppers
  • Favorite chicken recipes like the Greek-Style Grilled Chicken or the Chicken Gyro
  • Delightful seafood recipes like the Grilled Greek-Style Fish or Stuffed Squid recipe
  • Healthy vegetable and side recipes like the Spanakorizo, a lemony spinach rice pilaf or the Baked Lemon Potatoes
  • Sweet desserts like the Classic Baklava or the Rizogalo, a delicate rice pudding



Please note that for this edition of Greek Takeout Recipes, all images are in BLACK AND WHITE

Let’s get cooking! Scroll back and order your copy now!

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The Art of Greek Cookery

The Art of Greek Cookery Lowest new price: $56.00
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Author: The Women of St. Paul's Greek Orthodox Church

Original family recipes for the flavorful dishes and delicate desserts of traditional Greek cuisine, spiced with interesting highlights on the island's national customs and culinary arts

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Vegan Cookbook:Healthy Vegan Greek Recipes

Vegan Cookbook:Healthy Vegan Greek Recipes Lowest new price: $18.76
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Author: Bryan Rylee
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The popularity of Greek cuisine, particularly vegan cuisine,
different types of fruits, vegetables and grains. Although Greek cuisine had been affected by Roman,

Byzantium, Turkish and other cultures, it has still preserved its uniqueness.

The other consistent ingredient of the Greek vegan cuisine is wheat. This is a national staple product,

one that is found in many recipes, and it has been cultivated in Greece for thousands of years.

It’s used in the preparation of different types of foods, such as bread, namely in the well known pita bread.

Bulgur, made of cracked whole wheat, can be eaten separately or added into soups or salads.

The final typical grain food of Greek vegan cooking is rice.

This is used in pilafs and bakes, served with stews, or wrapped in grape leaves to make dolmades.
 

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The Complete Greek Cookbook: The Best from Three Thousand Years of Greek Cooking

The Complete Greek Cookbook: The Best from Three Thousand Years of Greek Cooking Lowest new price: $26.99
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Author: Theresa Karas Yianilos

The Complete Greek Cookbook contains the most comprehensive collection of Greek recipes ever published in this country with over one thousand variations of three hundred authentic recipes. They reflect a simplified modern approach to Greek cooking, step by step instructions, modified proportions of sugars, fats and oil, the use of instant foods and spices, tested short-cut methods and the use of appliances. Anecdotes and myths about the origins of these recipes makes this book fun to read and a treasure to have in the kitchen. This is a new edition of an Amazon five star classic which was revised in August 2000 that has sold over two hundred thousand copies.

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