A Book of Mediterranean Food by Elizabeth David

This book is a comprehensive guide to Mediterranean cuisine, offering a wide variety of recipes from different regions. It presents an array of dishes from simple to elaborate, using fresh, local ingredients characteristic of the Mediterranean diet. The author's in-depth knowledge and passion for the region's food culture are evident in the detailed descriptions and historical context provided for each recipe. The book also includes personal anecdotes, making it an informative and enjoyable read for food lovers.

The 4804th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 81

Since this book was first published in 1950, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 81.0.

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