I know what you’re asking.  “What, another Mediterranean cookbook???”  I wondered the same thing too.  With its vivid design and splashy, simple-to-assemble flavor profiles, Modern Mediterranean is easy to swoon over and makes a great gift.  On the other hand, if you’ve been cooking with Mediterranean flavors for decades It’s not a book that will teach you much you don’t know, and not every recipe is as tightly executed as it could be.

If you’ve already got an extensive Mediterranean collection, you can pass this one by.  But if you’re just starting out, it’s a pretty good entry point.

Click here to read today’s review of ‘Modern Mediterranean’ in the Boston Globe.   Hit the paywall?  Click here for the PDF version

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