Romanian, Bulgarian and Balkan: 70 Traditional Dishes from the Heart of Eastern Europe (Cooking Around the World)

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This outstanding volume on the food and cooking of Romania, Bulgaria and the East Adriatic region presents a collection of recipes from a fascinating and undiscovered culinary world, in which shellfish, summer fruits and vegetables are transformed with fresh herbs and spices into piquant dishes with a variety of different tastes and textures. The fertile soil and temperate climate of the Balkan region produce a rich harvest of ingredients, which combine with the influence of Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and European styles of cooking to create a distinctive cuisine. An informative introduction illustrated with maps and photographs gives the background and history of the region's cooking, and describes the unusual ingredients that make it so unique. This is followed by the recipes, more than 70 dishes ranging from soups and appetizers, through meat, fish, vegetables, and pasta, to desserts and baked goods. All are explained step-by-step and accompanied by photographs of every stage of the process and a beautiful picture of the finished dish. This comprehensive guide to the food and cooking of a largely unexplored cuisine presents a superb group of recipes full of surprises, ranging from fiery chillies to delicate rose petals, offering unusual and inspiring dishes for any occasion. This book will be an unexpected treasure in any cookbook collection.

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Lesley Chamberlain is a writer, linguist and traveller. Her acquaintance with Eastern Europe began with a year in Russia as a Reuter correspondent followed by independent travels. Since 1991, she has been a judge for the International Langhe Ceretto prize awarded to books on food and culture and is the author of a number of books, including Food and Cooking In Eastern Europe (Penguin Books); The Food and Cooking of Russia (Penguin Books); and Cooking Around The World: German, Austrian, Czech & Hungarian in this series. Trish Davies is a home economist and food specialist with over 20 years' experience. She has worked as an editor on a number of food magazines, as a writer, recipe creator, cookery demonstrator and lecturer. Trish has also done a great deal of work with television and preparing food for advertising and promotional photography. Her published works include: From Borshch To Blinis: Great Traditional Cooking From Russia And Poland (Southwater); The Practical Encyclopedia Of East European Cooking (Lorenz Books); Cooking Around The World: German, Austrian, Czech & Hungarian (Lorenz Books).

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