A Book of Mediterranean Food by Elizabeth David

A Book of Mediterranean Food - published in 1950 - was Elizabeth David's first book and it is based on a collection of recipes she made while living in France, Italy, the Greek islands and Egypt. 'Britain's most inspirational food writer' Independent She gives us hearty pasta and polenta dishes from Italy; aromatic and tangy salads from Turkey and Greece; and tasty seafood and saffron dishes from Spain. Whether it is the simplicity of hummus or the delicious blending of flavours found in plates of ratatouille or paella, Elizabeth David's wonderful recipes are imbued with all the delights of the sunny south. 'Not only did she transform the way we cooked but she is a delight to read' Express on Sunday Elizabeth David is the woman who changed the face of British cooking. She introduced post-war Britain to the sun-drenched delights of the Mediterranean and her recipes brought new flavours and aromas into kitchens across Britain.

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The 1181st greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - The 100 Best Nonfiction Books of All Time (The Guardian)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
A Book of Mediterranean Food (Penguin Cookery Library) Paperback 5231247 $2.60 1988
A book of Mediterranean food and other writings Hardcover 732474 $39.50
A Book of Mediterranean Food (New York Review Books Classics) Paperback 148809 $8.35 $4.93 2002
A Book of Mediterranean Food Paperback 715438 $8.44 $2.96 2011
A book of Mediterranean food Paperback 5013186 $11.88 $0.46
A Book of Mediterranean Food Paperback 1353579 $11.95 $1.80 1956
A Book of Mediterranean Food and other writings Hardcover 15906154 $24.99 $23.18
A Book of Mediterranean Food Hardcover 2862240 $112.19 $10.38 1968
A Book of Mediterranean Food (Penguin Cookery Library) Kindle Edition 514831 2013