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.
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 2 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 4 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.
As always with Paula Wolfert, fabulous recipes, Indispensible and eye-opening insights, and a brilliantly friendly approach to Clay Pot Cooking.Published 12 months ago by Chef Amos Miller
This book well written with lots of great pictures and the steps are easy to follow, but it IS Mediterranean.Published 19 months ago by Thomas F. Filline
I bought my mom the Romertopf Clay Baker along with this book and she's been so excited to use it. She can't wait to try the recipes. Read morePublished 20 months ago by K. Hill
The chicken liver recipe is fantastic! I got into clay pot cooking because non stick is toxic, plus you save money in the long term because clay dosen't wear out. Read morePublished on September 8, 2012 by tarotqueen