OLIVE OIL COOKERY
The Mediterranean Diet
With Marilyn J. Spiegl.
Research shows that the Mediterranean diet protects against heart disease and cancer. Olive oil is the key! Primarily a cookbook, readers are given a layman's introduction to coronary artery disease, cholesterol, and hypertension along with information on the scientific evidence on the health benefits of using olive oil and eating a vegetarian diet.
A collection of over 150 delicious recipes are a blend of Mediterranean and California cuisines and show how easy and deliciously you can enjoy heart-healthy meals. From appetizers, soups, vegetables, salads, and sandwiches to pasta, beans, rice, and polenta dishes, you'll find many Mediterranean favorites including Caponata Alla Siciliana, Tuscan Bean Soup, Spring Risotto, Delicious Fava Beans, Orange and Fennel Salad, Lebanese Tabouli, and Falafels.