Author(s): Maeve O'Meara
Food Safari takes the reader on an adventure into 34 diverse and fascinating cuisines by exploring the basic ingredients of each cuisine and making the exotic familiar. Offering simple foolproof recipes that anyone can cook at home, it is a delicious journey into new worlds. Maeve O'Meara has spent most of her life seeking out great food, recipes and the clever people who make simple ingredients sing. Her camaraderie with everyone from three-hat chefs to passionate home cooks results in a book that feeds any food-lover's desire for insider knowledge. Food Safari demystifies exotic cuisines, helps you shop for the key ingredients and cooking implements, and includes simple recipes from cultures as far flung as Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Asia, North America and South America.
Maeve O'Meara, broadcaster, presenter, journalist and food lover, has spent most of her life seeking out great food, recipes and the clever people who make simple ingredients sing. Guy Grossi is an acclaimed Melbourne chef, restaurateur and food personality who revels in his Italian heritage and its many glorious culinary delights. Owner and Chef of Grossi Florentino and Mirka at Tolarno Hotel in Melbourne. He is the author of two beautiful cookbooks - My Italian Heart and Grossi Florentino - Secrets and Recipes, which won the Australian Food Media Book of the Year Award in 2004. He appears regularly on television but is excited to finally have his own show.