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Publisher: Firefly Books

Author Statement: Christina Mouratoglou and Adrien Carré
Audience: Trade
Specs: 120 color photographs, index
Pages: 288
Trim Size: 7 1/2" X 9 3/4"
Language code 1: eng
Publication Date: 20180915
Copyright Year: 2018
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Mazi: Modern Greek Food

"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 Purée; 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 Méli (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.

Bio:

Adrien Carré and Christina Mouratoglou founded Mazi to introduce an exciting new Greek cuisine, breathing new life, color and flavor into worn stereotypes. Mazi opened its doors in Notting Hill, London, in 2012 and has been showered with praise for its fresh, innovative food ever since. It is now one of the trendiest restaurants in London.

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