From sun-drenched shores to cool, lush valleys, the unique climate of the Mediterraneanhas long been associated with delicious, simply prepared food abundant withflavour. In recent years these remarkable ingredients have been utilised by theregion's best chefs to create a cuisine that builds on the history andtraditions entrenched in the areas food and reinterprets them into somethingnew: A Modern Mediterranean cookery. In this book, Marc Fosh, the Michelin-starred chef behind Palma de Mallorca's Restaurant Marc Fosh, takes us on a tour of the bountiful produce of theMediterranean and shows us how to harness its flavours in new and excitingways. Organised into 18 chapters by key ingredient; covering everything fromtomatoes, garlic, almonds and olive oil to octopus, chorizo, saffron andtruffles, the book is a love letter to the Mediterranean and its food. Therecipes include new twists on classic dishes, such as Yellow Gazpacho withSmoked Salmon and Avocado or Saffron, Raspberry and Orange Blossom Creme Catalan,as well as less familiar fare, including Herb-roasted Guineafowl with CouscousSalad and Sobrassada and Honey Croquettes with Almond Aioli. Each chapter opens with a fascinating introduction explaining the history and provenance of eachingredient, with information on key suppliers and when each ingredient is atits best. With 100 delicious recipes accompanied by stunning photographs andbeautiful, specially commissioned, on-location photography this is a true loveletter to the region and a must-have book for anyone interested in Mediterraneancookery, both classic and modern.