Life and Living Longer the Mediterranean Way with Healthy Oils
|Imprint||New Holland Publishers|
|Subject Classification||Cookery / food & drink etc / National & regional cuisine|
Mary Valle brings you on a journey through the Mediterranean with an introduction into the use of olive oil and essential pantry items. Mary's style of cooking is seasonal, simple, healthy and delicious. Beautiful recipes from breakfast through to dinner with healthy snacks and sweet treats that all the family can enjoy and benefit from.
The Greek Mediterranean plate is not only about the food but also about the lifestyle. The importance of this lifestyle is evident in the research into the longevity of the people of who live in the Mediterranean and around the Aagen Sea.
The enjoyment of a Greek Mediterranean diet enriched by Olive Oil seems to be the key. It has often been referred to as the healthiest way to eat. It is rich in excellent olive oil, the best yogurt, whole grains, fish and seafood, sun-kissed seasonal fruit and vegetables, wild greens and bean dishes every meal, and fruit always following the main, small portions of meat and cheeses. But always with Olive Oil.
Mary Valle love for the Greek food cooked by her parents inspired her to write down the memories and recipes to share with her own family. My Greek Kitchen is her first cookbook. Mary lives in Melbourne with her family’ . Her parents emigrated from Greece to Australia, bringing their traditional cuisine with them. Mary often spends time in her family home village in Greece, where she learns new techniques and recipes to add to her kitchen.