Mediterranean cooking is exceptionally popular the world over, more so than almost any other regional style. Pizza and pasta, paella and tortillas, bouillabaisse and crème brûlée all of these have long become part of our repertoire of recipes. How about venturing a step further and trying Tunisian-style filled vegetables, or Moroccan stuffed dates? In this comprehensive volume, readers will find more than 300 classic and innovative recipes drawn from the entire Mediterranean region, from Spain, France and Italy to Greece and Turkey, all the way to Malta, Tunisia and Morocco. For each and every dish, one of the experienced chefs native to the region divulges their best tips for preparing it, along with fascinating background information about the culinary tradition particular to their home country. Each step of the recipe is explained and depicted in color photographs, making it easy to recreate these fabulous foods at home for family and friends. The wide range of cold and warm appetizers, soups, meat and fish specialties, and, of course, delicious desserts and baked goods includes just the right recipes for every occasion and taste.