Other trends may come and go, but the Mediterranean diet is the one diet that has stood the test of time. And that is because the peoples of the countries that border the Mediterranean sea eat simple, fresh, quality produce with a true relish of the joys of delicious food. Using healthy fats such as olive oil, lots of vegetables and fish, nuts and beans, and quality meats, with alcohol in moderation, there is no big secret to the health benefits of this diet, and yet it eludes many of us.
This gorgeous cookbook will remind you just what makes up a Mediterranean diet, why it is so healthy and how you can move towards making it part of your lifestyle. Offering fresh and classic, easy recipes from around the region but especially focusing on Greece, Italy, southern France and eastern Spain, you'll be whipping up mouthwatering dishes in no time. From breakfasts and sides, to mains and desserts, from Bouillabaisse to Baked Peaches with Thyme and Honey, all you need now is the sun and sea!