A one-of-a-kind cookbook showcasing modern and authentic clay pot cooking from the premier expert on Mediterranean cuisines
Paula Wolfert is legendary for her expertise on and explorations of Mediterranean cooking. Now, Wolfert shares her inimitable passion for detail and insatiable curiosity about cultural traditions and innovations, with Mediterranean Clay Pot Cooking.
Here, the self-confessed clay pot "junkie"-having collected in her travels ceramic pots of all sorts: cazuelas, tagines, baking dishes, bean pots, Romertopf baking dishes, French diablos, ordinary casseroles, even Crockpots, which have a ceramic liner-shares recipes as vibrant as the Mediterranean itself along with the delightful stories behind the earthy pots, irresistible dishes, and outstanding cooks she has met along the way.
Wolfert demystifies the process of clay pot cooking by which fresh ingredients are transformed slowly, richly, lusciously into magnificent meals. She shares 150 recipes featuring soups, fish and shellfish, poultry, meats, pasta and grains, vegetables and beans, pies and breads, eggs and dairy, and desserts.
Mediterranean Clay Pot Cooking offers
Paula Wolfert in Mediterranean Clay Pot Cooking will seduce you with the pleasures and benefits of cooking in clay.
Recipe Excerpts from Mediterranean Clay Pot Cooking
Poached Eggs with Yogurt and Hot Red Pepper Sizzle
Moroccan Fish Tagine with Tomatoes, Olives, and Preserved Lemons
Chicken with Red Wine Vinegar, Tomato, and Shallots
So are the recipes, which are easy to follow and sure to create interesting results.
Paula Wolfert's new book, "Mediterranean Clay Pot Cooking" will end up being a seminal work for the new - old way of cooking, in clay pots.
It was an instant favorite for us while it was also one of the easiest recipes to make.
I recently bought a clay cooking pot through Amazon and this book helped guide me through the range of culinary possibilities clay pots offer. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jim Costello
I wish I had a chance to look at the recipes in this book before I purchased it. It does cover clay pot cooking but all sorts of clay pots and even has a recipe for beer can... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ykcat
Great book for clay pot cooking, it includes many types of cookware, and the recipe's are delicious!Published 5 months ago by starla tignor
Great recipes my wife and I both like this recipe book and it was promptly added to our collection of books for healthy meals.Published 7 months ago by Sunnyjim
This book is written well and has quite a few recipes. However, many of the recipes use ingredients I probably won't use. Read morePublished 9 months ago by P. K. Terrell
One comment about another review...the book does make reference to many, many different clay pots, but it also mentions in more detail a set of 6 that will cover most recipes. Read morePublished 11 months ago by desert wolf
Paula Wolfert is one of my favorite cookbook authors.
Her recipes are easy to follow and always turn out the way I expect them to.