Mediterranean Tour

Lang, Joan
May 2007
FoodService Director;5/15/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p68
Trade Publication
The article provides information on menus in the Mediterranean region and North Africa. Olive oil and olives represent the key similarity, along with garlic, tomatoes, onions and saffron. Fruits and vegetables thrive in the warm climate. Not surprisingly, seafood is an integral part of the culinary culture, while beef is relatively rare. Couscous refers to both the grainlike pasta and an elaborate stew of vegetables, meat, chicken, chickpeas and other ingredients served over the steamed grain.


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