Sardinia’s exotic cuisine

BeFunky_9781572841475_p0_v1_s260x420.jpgIf you love the robust cuisines of southern Italy and Spain then The Sardinian Cookbook: The Cooking and Culture of a Mediterranean Island by Viktorija Todorovska will delight and surprise you. Sardinia is an Italian island south of Sicily and near the French island of Corsica. Because of its location and history Sardinian cuisine is an exotic blend of Italian, French, Spanish, and Moorish influences.

The book includes recipes seafood, lamb, and roast pork dishes that are redolent of spices such as saffron, myrtle, and honey. Glossy colour photographs help tell the story of Sardinia’s rich culinary history.  They also serve as inspiration. Even seasoned cooks will be excited by the tempting images of such dishes as goat with wild fennel, or spaghetti and clams with the regional addition of salty “bottarga” fish roe. This is a wonderful book for anyone who loves Mediterranean food and culture, and is perfect for novice and experienced cooks.