Taverna

Taverna

From the Sunday Times Bestselling Author

Summary

AS SEEN ON CHANNEL 4'S THE GREAT COOKBOOK CHALLENGE

'A culinary masterpiece' Olia Hercules, author of Summer Kitchens

Sun-kissed, simple, and delicious recipes bursting with the delights of the Mediterranean cooking from award-winning food writer, Georgina Hayden.

Throughout TAVERNA you'll be treated to the full, delicious melting pot of Greek Cypriot food and flavours, including:
Simple Mediterranean salads
Classic ingredients like feta, a squeeze of lemon and fresh oregano
Cinnamon-infused stews
Orange-blossom scented pastries

Georgina takes the best of traditional Cypriot cooking and makes it relevant to modern home cooks. From simple vegan fast-day dishes to feasts for the family, there is something delicious for every mood and moment.

These delicious recipes relive sun-kissed Mediterranean holidays and simple taverna-style meals.

'Taverna... brings a touch of Cypriot sunshine into your kitchen' Good Housekeeping

'This spectacular book is filled with comforting, delicious recipes' Jamie Oliver

Reviews

  • This spectacular book is filled with comforting, delicious recipes and wonderful writing. Authentic and heart-filled, this masterpiece of a cookbook gives an insight into one of the oldest and greatest cuisines on the planet.
    Jamie Oliver

About the author

Georgina Hayden

Georgina Hayden is a food writer and stylist from North London.

Growing up above her grandparents' Greek Cypriot taverna in Tufnell Park, she developed a love of cooking from the recipes passed down to her. As a teenager she ran a stall at a farmers' market and worked in restaurants, before studying Fine Art at university. Her passion for food landed her a job as a food writer and stylist on various food magazines, until she joined Jamie Oliver's food team where she worked for twelve years. She now writes, develops and styles for magazine, books, television and campaigns. She also writes an online family food blog: georginahayden.com.

Georgina's work is inspired by her family, her heritage and her love of travel. There is nothing she treasures more than cooking with her mum and her yiayia (grandmother). She documents her food adventures on her two instagram accounts @georgiepuddingnpie and @peaandthepod. Her first book, Stirring Slowly, was published in 2016, and Taverna is her second.
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