With couscous and hummus from North Africa, phyllo from Greece, pasta from Italy, wines and sausages from Southern France, tapas from Spain, Mediterranean cooking was fusion before fusion was cool.
Cilantro and lots of fresh garlic make this salsa an exciting addition to Mediterranean or Latin dishes.
Moroccan Bouquet Garni
Tie whole spices in a bit of cheesecloth to make them easy to remove before serving.
Garlic and Herb Beef Tenderloin
A pesto-like fresh herb rub for beef brings a burst of flavor to the holiday table.
Grilled Chicken with Feta and Red Pepper Sauce
Sweet pepper sauce is a perfect counterpoint for full-bodied feta in this herby grilled chicken.
At the top of our list of recipes we like to make when the weather gets really hot is gazpacho. The cold soup, from the Andalusia region of southern Spain, is a wonderful midsummer treat.
Cornish Hens with Middle Eastern Mojo de Ajo
Picturesque cornish hens marinate in a lemon-based bath in this holiday recipe.
Grilled Chicken with Under the Tuscan Sun Marinade
The zippy citrus marinade says sunshine and summer, while lots of garlic and olive oil evoke Italy.
Shakshuka with Fire-Roasted Tomatoes
This popular Israeli breakfast dishes featured eggs and tomato sauce.