This selection of tempting recipes from across the shores of the Mediterranean proves that low fat doesn't mean low taste. All your traditional favourites are here: appetisers and snacks such as crostini and dolmades; hearty pasta dishes such as lasagna and pastitsio; salads and sides such as fattoush and Sicilian caponata; desserts and sweets such as creme brulee and Spanish almond and orange cake; plus dozens more dishes that traverse southern Europe, north Africa and the Middle East. And with numerous studies proving that the Mediterranean diet reduces heart attack risk and helps to ward off type 2 diabetes, this book could help you eat your way to better health. * More than 180 recipes, including appetisers and snacks, pizzas and pastas, vegetable dishes, meat, poultry, fish and seafood, and desserts. * Nutritional analysis for every recipe. * Additional notes on preparation and cooking, recipe variations and information about Mediterranean ingredients. * More than 180 full-colour photographs.