Pros: historical reference, understanding of local products and producers, unique recipes
Cons: no resource guide and certain ingredients are difficult to find.
While Greece may be struggling financially, one part of the country that will remain forever strong is its fascinating cuisine. Although many people don’t realize this, Greek cooking is incredibly diverse and so much more than the ubiquitous dishes such as gyros, moussaka, and roast lamb. If you have never had the pleasure of travelling through Greece and enjoying the people and the food then let “The Country Cooking of Greece” be your guide. Chronicle books have put together “The Country Cooking of….” series which currently includes Ireland, Italy, France, and Greece. While the Irish and Italian books were authored by Coleman Andrews (co-founder of Saveur magazine)...(read more)