Mazi: Modern Greek Food

by Mouratoglou, Christina
3.2 out of 5 Customer Rating
ISBN: 9780228100348


"Probably the best Greek restaurant in England, Mazi is pure alchemy and poetry."
-- Alain Ducasse, renowned triple Michelin-starred French chef

The Greek word mazi means "together" -- gathering, company, mass, combination, mixture. In the realm of food, mazi is a stimulating combination of flavorful dishes perfect for sharing.

Mazi features 115 inspired interpretations of traditional Greek food, including many dishes that happen to be gluten-free, vegetarian or vegan. The recipes are easy and quick to make and use readily available ingredients, with alternatives noted for the few specialty ingredients. The recipes include:

  • Amuse Shots (Amuse bouches) - Watermelon and Mastiha (liqueur); Lime and Mint; and Winter Orange and Spice
  • Bread and Condiments -- Koulouria (bread rings); Ladenia (tomato-topped bread); Tiropsomo (fried cheese bread)
  • Jars (mezedes, appetizers) - Grilled Aubergine With Soy and Thyme Honey; Fish Roe Mousse Tarama (smoked cod roe)
  • Salads and Raw - Oysters Mojito; Figs, Warm Talagani (cheese) and Baby Leaves With Rakomelo (pomace brandy); Stir-Fried Politiki Salad (politiki meaning from Constantinople)
  • Hot Plates - Crispy Lamb Belly With Miso Aubergines and Chickpea and Tahini Pur e; Grandmama's Meatballs With Handmade Crisps; Clam and Prawn Pilafi With Roasted Tomatoes, Lemon and Saffron
  • Signature Dishes - Caramelized Iberico Pork Chop; Slow-cooked Lamb Shank With Vegetable Briam (ratatouille); Lobster Pasta With Metaxa (brandy) and Basil; Vegan Magiritsa (soup)
  • Desserts - Angel Hair With Almond Custard and Caramelized Nuts; Kolokithopita (butternut filo pie); Walnut and Metaxa Cake; Easter Tsoureki; Warm Rice Pudding With Vanilla and Lemon
  • Cocktails - Mastiha Mojito; Tzatziki Martini; Gingerouzo; Hot M li (honey).

Mazi brings a trendy tapas vibe to 115 recipes exploding with flavor from the finest fresh ingredients. Authentic with a modern twist: Mazi is innovative Greek food at its best.

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Author: Mouratoglou, Christina
  • ISBN: 9780228100348
  • Condition: Used
  • Dimensions: 9.80 x 0.90
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • Publication Year: 2018

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