Main Course (10)
Soups & Stews (5)
Side Dish (4)
Use fresh shelled fava beans and baby artichokes when they’re available to make this fragrant Greek stew.
This harissa recipe, a North African condiment, is based on a recipe in A Mediterranean Feast by Clifford Wright.
Savory and sweet, this rustic Mediterranean nut-and-raisin sauce is a staple on the Italian island of Ischia, off the coast of Naples.
Lamb in Turkey is very tender and scented by the wild thyme the sheep feed on in the hills, making it a popular choice for many Turkish dishes.
The savory flavor of the lamb combined with the cool creaminess of the yogurt makes for a unique soup.
These delicious kebabs are served off the skewer on a bead of roasted eggplant and fresh cilantro.
These pastries are served all over the island of Sardinia. The typical cheeses used are young pecorino and a cows'-milk cheese called peretta, similar to provolone.
This stew, though eaten throughout the year, is most popular in Sardinia in the winter, when wild fennel is at its peak.
These cookies, traditionally made for the Day of the Dead, November 1, are so popular that they're eaten year-round.
This Mediterranean specialty, sold in take-out containers for years at Kalustyan's, is now served in the shop's café as well.
Okra is very popular on Crete. Like most Cretans, Christoforos Veneris, whose recipe this is, dries his okra in the sun before cooking it.
Cretan cheeses can be difficult to find in the U.S. Try a Greek market, or cheese shops with a wide selection of international cheeses.
The warm, exotic Turkish spices in this dish meld beautifully with the intense flavor of the lamb.
This recipe is based on one given to us by chef Vedat Basaran of Feriye restaurant in Istanbul, a champion of traditional Turkish cuisine.
This is the "national dish" of Barcelona, introduced to the city by Italian restaurateurs in the 19th century.
For a crispy outside and moist interior, brown the rabbit quickly, then finish cooking the dish in the oven.
In this traditional Maltese dish, stuffed beef slices are tied into the shape of oversize olives—a Mediterranean symbol of blessings and peace.
Aljotta is a Lenten dish widely enjoyed throughout the island country of Malta.
Like Malta itself, this dessert is a flavorful mix of cultures, sweetness, and spice.
This is our version of the hearty beef ravioli we tasted while doing a story on the cuisine of Nice.