[ Cuisine grcque ]
English translation from Greek by Diane Shugart
Greek cuisine forms the basis of the Mediterranean diet, as the healthful foods traditionally consumed in Mediterranean countries has become known. The staples of the Greek kitchen - olive oil, vegetables, wild greens, fruit, and legumes - help prevent heart disease and other illness, but are also delicious to eat. Myrsini Lambraki, one of Greece' s leading culinary experts, brings the flavors of the Mediterranean and favorite dishes from the Greek mainland and islands right to your table with simple, easy-to-follow recipes in Greek Cuisine: An Easy Guide for All.