We think that you are in United States and that you would prefer to view Bookwitty in English.
We will display prices in United States Dollar (USD).
Have a cookie!
Bookwitty uses cookies to personalize content and make the site easier to use. We also share some information with third parties to gather statistics about visits.
Food from Many Greek Kitchens by Tessa Kiros

Food from Many Greek Kitchens

By Tessa Kiros

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"

Bookwitty recommends

Activity Feed

Related Books

Do you know any books that are similar to this one?