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Our Favorite Mediterranean Cookbooks


Starting the New Year with a whole new outlook on home cooking. For inspiring recipes we turn to our favorite Mediterranean cookbooks. Check out our list toppers...


Marcella Hazan's comprehensive deep dive into Italian Cuisine is the quintessential 'cooking like a nonna' cookbook. A hefty mix of well known recipes as well as some lesser known classics. A sure fire favorite for anyone who obsesses over the perfect pomodoro or the freshest tasting pesto.

Our favorite ingredients to partner with this book are...

Black Truffle Olive Oil

25 Year Balsamic







Chefs Viana La Place and Evan Kleiman are Italian cooking experts. Their book, Cucina Fresca, is an ode to easy and simple. A must have for anyone who's time strapped and still wants to have a great home-cooked Italian meal.


Our favorite ingredients to partner with this book are...

Tuscan Herb Olive Mix

Big Sur Gourmet Bread Dipper







Considered the bible for Spanish chefs, Simone and Ines Ortega cover just about everything one needs to know in order to cook Spanish food at home. Like Spain's version of Joy of Cooking...a must have on any foodie's book shelf.



Our favorite ingredients to partner with this book are....

Chardonnay Almond Stuffed Olives

Double Stuffed Olives






The cookbook that introduced tapas to the US...Penelope Casas' Tapas: The Little Dishes of Spain. A thorough recipe tome of all sorts of delicious mini meals. One of our favorites, for sure!


Our favorite ingredients to partner with this book are....

Red Pepper Olive Oil

Zesty Lemon Stuffed Olives







Aglaia Kremezi is the most popular food writer in Greece. This book captures all of Aglaia's favorite recipes as well as the cultural significance of these regional foods, truly a spectacular book (in reading and recreating). Perfect for the home cook who loves fresh seafood and simple ingredients to pair.


Our favorite ingredients to partner with this book are....

Kalamata Olives

Artichoke and Olive Tapenade






Considered one of the finest books on Turkish cooking , The Turkish Cookbook by Musa Dagdeviren is a treasure for any chef or home cook...the perfect blend of recipes, food and culture. Artfully done and surprisingly simple to follow, we love everything we make from this book


Our favorite ingredients to partner with this book are....


Sun-baked Olive Oil Cured Olives

San Fransisco Sea Salt





A beautiful book full of inspiring family recipes from Chef Rawia Bishara. A modern look at the amazing flavors of the Middle East with easy to follow recipes and easy to find ingredients. Simply irresistible, mouth watering just thinking about it.


Our favorite ingredients to partner with this book are....


Mother Earth Sicilian Olives

California Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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