Loving Greek flavors and ingredients is easy to do, but rethinking an ancient cuisine is not. However Maria Elia manages it handily, reimagined classic Greek dishes and flavors with ease. She presents dishes that riff on traditional Greek foods, and structures the book into four sections: small plates, sharing and fuller plates, salads and side plates, and sweet plates.
Under her capable tutelage, your basic lamb with feta becomes marinated lamb with a feta curd and a simple pudding turns into watermelon mahalepi. ~ Food52
Comes with a signed bookplate. Size: 208 pages
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