Vefas Kitchen Greek Cook Book - Phaidon Press

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Vefa's Kitchen is the first truly comprehensive bible of Greek food in English. 

Greek cuisine is simple to prepare, healthy and delicious. It is the original Mediterranean cuisine, where olive oil, figs, grapes, garlic, bread, wine and cheese have been staples since the beginnings of Western civilisation.

With over 650 simple recipes by Vefa Alexiadou, the authoritative grand dame of Greek cookery, Vefa's Kitchen includes information on regional specialities, local ingredients and the religious and historical significance of the dishes, and is illustrated with 200 colour photographs. It is the definitive work on the rich and fascinating cooking of modern Greece.

  • The bible of authentic Greek cooking by Vefa Alexiadou, the leading authority on Greek cuisine
  • Over 650 simple and healthy recipes, including many vegetarian dishes
  • Includes regional specialities that reveal the rich variety of Greek cooking from the mountains to the coast
  • Explores the fascinating social, mythological and religious history of Greek food

About the author: Vefa Alexiadou is the leading authority on Greek cookery. A bestselling author of thirteen cookbooks in Greece, she also has her own television series and regularly writes articles for magazines and gives lectures and demonstrations on Greek recipes. She has served on the board of the Centre for the Preservation of Traditional Greek Gastronomy.


  • Hardback
  • English
  • 27cm x 18cm
  • 704 pages
  • 230 colour illustrations

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