The latest in a unique series focusing on beautiful climes and their national cuisines. In this, the spotlight is on the Mediterranean, the sea bordered by a wide variety of countries from Europe, Asia and Africa, all blessed with a climate conducive to the most mouthwatering of cuisines. Each country is discussed evocatively in terms of its cuisine, history, culture, landscape and climate: first the well kwn Spain, France, Italy and Greece are presented, then the South Slavic countries, Turkey, Syria, Leban and Israel, and t forgetting the North African contenders, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco. Beautiful photography, evokes the atmosphere and character of the area and complements over 50 sun-filled recipes.
Diane and Jon Sutherland are professional writers. They have written a wide variety of titles, spanning food and household hints, travel, children's, true crime, the paranormal, military history and education. They have won several literary prizes, including New York Libraries' Best of Reference and Booklist Editors' Choice Award. Gina Steer (recipe editor) is a cookery editor, writer and broadcaster of many years' experience. She has written and contributed to a wide range of cookbooks and publications for many different publishers, including the Simple Cookery, Let's Cook and Quick and Simple cookery series for Flame Tree.