cuisine covers a wide array of ingredients, flavors, cultures
and special dishes that many of the countrys regions are
famous for. Although many of the areas throughout the Mediterranean
combine ingredients in their own special way, many of them share
the same key ingredients; olives, olive oil, garlic, tomatoes,
oranges and lemons, peppers, cheese and pasta to name a few.
would Greece be without olives, France without cheese, Italy without
garlic and tomatoes? Each of these rich cultures have their own
creative methods of preparing foods that transform the areas naturally
abundant variety of herbs, vegetables and fruits into their own
this feature, weve selected recipes from around the Mediterranean
and prepared them all gluten-free without compromising any of
the intricate combination of flavors.
France, try Provencal Fishermans
Soup, Soupe de Poissons, a sensational, rich
soup made with an aoli, or Chicken
with 40 Garlic Cloves, Poulet Aux 40 Gousses DAil,
a wonderful, dish that will fill your kitchen with the aroma of
garlic. With 40 cloves of garlic, its hard to believe that
this dish adds the essence of garlic to the chicken without overpowering
it. Definitely a must make.
Greece try Meatballs and
Tomato Sauce, Keftai Dakia Me Sattsa. This
is my favorite all-time meatball recipe. This recipe uses an interesting
combination of spices to create a complex and superb sauce.
Israel try Fried Chicken
with Sesame Seeds, Oaf Sum Sum. This is a
terrific and different way to prepare fried chicken. The chicken
has a delightful, crunchy crust and is a great alternative to
traditional floured fried chicken.
with Olive Sauce
Italy; Spaghetti with Olive
Sauce, Spaghetti alla Putt Anesca. Another
must try. The olive sauce is complex, with the zing
of capers and a slightly salty, but not fishy, layer of flavor
Portugal, Lemon and Rice
Pudding, Arroz doce". A delightful rice pudding
with the tang of fresh lemons. If you like rice pudding, you will
love this recipe.
Spain; Roasted Pork with
Oranges, Lomo de Cerdo al Estilo de Ibiza.
The sautéed apples and oranges and the sauce combine to
make this dish a star.
Cod with Zucchini in Tomato Sauce
Turkey, Zucchini Stuffed
with Cheese, Peynirli Kabak. This is one of
The cheese blend is superb with the zucchini and this recipe is
a snap to prepare.
finally from Tunisia; Fried
Cod with Zucchini in Tomato Sauce, Hout Makli,
the delicious spicy sauce made with harissa
is a perfect accompaniment for the light fried cod.
any or all of these recipes, close your eyes and fill your kitchen
with the enchanted aromas of the Mediterranean, Glutenfreeda style.