This book combines two of the "hottest" trends in cooking today: Mediterranean & hot. It features 60 healthy recipes collected by award-winning author Aglaia Kremezi, an expert on Greek cuisine, in her travels around the Mediterranean, a region with abundant hot & spicy dishes. The recipes include traditional spicy favorites -- such as couscous with beef, almonds, & vegetables; green beans with garlic, chili, & cilantro; fresh tomato, caper, & cilantro sauce; & spicy moussaka with yogurt topping. These recipes are easy to prepare & use widely available ingredients. Many dishes are also low in fat. Discover an unexplored aspect of a popular cuisine.