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16 Best-Selling Mediterranean Cookbooks of All Time

Discover the all-time best-selling Mediterranean cookbooks filled with vibrant flavors, healthy recipes, and culinary inspiration.

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Today we talking about The Best-Selling Mediterranean Cookbook of All Time: Recipes are Healthy and Delicious.

The Mediterranean diet refers to the traditional diet of countries along the Mediterranean Sea, represented by olive oil, sea bass, rosemary, and wine. 

It is not only considered a characteristic food culture but also a very healthy way of eating. 

Here are some Best-Selling Mediterranean Cooking Books whose recipes are as healthy as they are delicious.

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1. Season: Big Flavors, Beautiful Food by Nik Sharma

(Indian Cookbook, Books about Indian Seasoning, Beautiful Cookbooks)

Includes 100 easy-to-cook and delicious recipes: Season by Nik Sharma features delicious and intriguing recipes plus 270 of the most beautiful photographs ever seen in a cookbook. 

The bold flavors of Indian cooking combine with familiar ingredients and recipes of the American South and California in fresh ways. Rest assured there is nothing intimidating here. Season, like Nik, welcomes everyone to the table!

The James Beard Nominee 2019 for Best Cookbook Photography.

Stunning photography brings the dishes and overall experience to life in a charming and enticing way.

More than a modern Indian cookbook, it walks readers through the range of healthy ingredients, techniques, and cooking with spices including turmeric, saffron, and za'atar in the warm and clear style familiar to fans of Nik's award-winning food blog, A Brown Table.

This beautiful cookbook will be a go-to for not only exploring the bold flavors and seasoning of Indian cooking but also admiring the inspiring photographs.

2. The Food and Wine of Greece by Diane Kochilas

More Than 300 Classic and Modern Dishes from the Mainland and Islands

The cuisine of Greece is rich with traditional and regional culinary dishes that go far beyond the standard fare of moussaka and spinach pie. 

Diane Kochilas lived and traveled through Greece searching out home cooks and professional chefs alike to gather these special recipes and explore the culture that surrounds them, 

The result is this, her delicious, classic first book filled with recipes accessible to cooks everywhere. 

This tantalizing collection covers all aspects of Greek cuisine and pays tribute to the history and tradition behind the different dishes. 

Each chapter―from olives and bread to appetizers, stews, savory pies, fish, poultry, meat, eggs, grains, vegetables, and sweets―is filled with detail on the ancient, religious, and folkloric origins of various dishes. 

Basic preparations, such as those for phyllo, avgolemono, and grilling fish and game, are covered, as are regional variations and local specialties. 

Let Diane Kochilas introduce you to the food and wine of Greece, the secrets of great Greek home cooks, and the rich culinary tradition of this ancient land. 

And, be sure to watch Diane's new show My Greek Table on Public Television!

3. Mediterranean Cooking Revised Edition by Paula Wolfert

Renowned food writer Paula Wolfert revises her classic cookbook in which she celebrates the sensuous pleasures of health and popular Mediterranean cooking with more than 150 delicious dishes from this region, 75 of them new.

About the Author

Paula Wolfert is an expert on Mediterranean food and the author of nine cookbooks, including The Food of Morocco, Mediterranean Clay Pot Cooking, The Slow Mediterranean Kitchen, and The Cooking of Southwest France. 

Wolfert has won the James Beard Award, the Julia Child Award, the M. F. K. Fisher Award, and the Tastemaker Award, and was a finalist for the André Simon Award. A regular columnist for Food & Wine, Wolfert lives in Sonoma, California.

4. Easy European Cookbook by Chef Maggie Chow

200 European Recipes from France, Germany, England, Ireland, and Greece

Learn the European Style of Cooking with 200 of the Most Delicious Recipes from France, Germany, England, Ireland, and Greece...

Get your copy of the best and most unique European recipes from Chef Maggie Chow!

So are you ready for a delicious European adventure? Preparing delicious European meals is so simple you absolutely must learn these unique ways of cooking them.

Each European country has its own unique style of cooking. Germany has some of the best dumplings, France is the home of the most amazing breads and quiches, Ireland exemplifies beautiful rustic countryside hearty cooking, and Greece is the definition of Mediterranean cooking.

5. Mediterranean Diet Classic Edition by Andrea Silver

Recipes For a Healthy Heart, Healthy Lifestyle, and Healthy Mind (Mediterranean Cooking and Mediterranean Diet Recipes)

The classic Mediterranean Diet cookbook will quickly get you started on one of the world's healthiest diets. 

Contained within this book are some of the best Mediterranean recipes that I've compiled. 

Optimized around healthy, omega-acid-rich oils, fresh cheeses, vegetables, yogurts, and regional spices; this cook booklet provides everything you need to get started on the Mediterranean diet. 

As the first book in the Mediterranean diet series, I wanted to stick to the basics and the classic, tried-and-true Grecian-Mediterranean recipes that so many enjoy. 

This means you can expect a flavorful mix of different coastal recipes, primarily of the Grecian variety but with some traditional styles thrown in. 

Some of the benefits reported from getting involved with this diet are: 

  • Increased energy levels. 
  • A balance in blood sugar and cholesterol levels. 
  • Weight loss 
  • Improved cardiovascular health 
  • And a lot more Start now on your Mediterranean diet journey. 

To grab a copy of this book, you don't need a Kindle device. With one click, you can read it from your web browser as a digital download. I look forward to cooking with you!

6. Mediterranean Diet Lebanese Edition by Andrea Silver

Exotic Lebanese Recipes for Your Healthy Mediterranean Lifestyle (Mediterranean Cooking and Mediterranean Diet Recipes)

You're about to explore the exotic recipes from Tripoli to Beirut. There's a reason why Lebanese cooking is quickly becoming one of the most popular ethnic cuisines. 

It represents some of the best Middle Eastern cuisines, with the best Mediterranean cooking has to offer. 

The Mediterranean diet, which has exploded in recent years, fits perfectly with the Lebanese style of cooking. You'll discover plenty of delicious options for anyone who loves Mediterranean-style cooking. 

From Middle Eastern eggplant dishes to slow-roasted vegetables, tabbouleh, mujaddara, and marinated chicken dishes - there's a reason food from this country is getting so popular. 

And best of all, by eating in the Mediterranean diet way, many health benefits are immediately available. 

From improved cardiovascular health through all of the healthy, omega fatty-acid-rich oils, to elimination of processed foods and less-than-fresh Western ingredients, there's a reason why people from these coastal regions tend to live longer. 

Well, now's a good time to emulate some of their habits. 

By getting started with this book: 

  • You'll learn fabulous Lebanese recipes that are usually kept secret by your favorite Middle Eastern restaurants. 
  • You'll learn how to implement the Mediterranean diet for everything from weight loss to improved heart health. 
  • You'll experience the added energy and stamina that comes with a Mediterranean lifestyle. 

So why not dive in and discover Lebanese cooking for yourself?

7. Essential Mediterranean Recipes by BookSumo Press

From Italy to Morocco Discover the World of Delicious Mediterranean Cooking

Get your copy of the best and most unique Mediterranean recipes from BookSumo Press!

Come take a journey with us into the delights of easy cooking. The point of this cookbook and all our cookbooks is to exemplify the effortless nature of cooking simply.

In this book, we focus on the Mediterranean. Essential Mediterranean Recipes is a complete set of simple but very unique Mediterranean recipes. You will find that even though the recipes are simple, the tastes are quite amazing.

So will you join us in an adventure of simple cooking?

Here is a Preview of the Mediterranean Recipes You Will Learn:

  • Cinnamon Stuffed Cookies
  • Classic Shakshuka Skillet
  • Onion Salad with Lemon Dressing
  • Leb-Mex Soup
  • Tahini Potato Mash
  • Bell Eggplant Spread
  • Parsley Pasta Salad
  • Orzo Salad II
  • Greek Falafel
  • Greek Puff Pastry Bake II
  • Souvlaki IV
  • Greek Style Minty Potato Bake
  • Restaurant Style Primavera
  • Authentic Italian Tetrazzini
  • Lemon Pesto Fish
  • Authentic Calamari
  • Northern California Cioppino (Mussel and Clam Italian Stew)
  • Carrot and Celery Soup
  • Dolmas Biskra
  • Orange Honey Beignets (Doughnuts)
  • Chili Sausage and Potato Stew
  • How to Make Baklava (Layered Honey Pastry Dessert)
  • Much, much more!

Again remember these recipes are unique so be ready to try some new things. Also, remember that the style of cooking used in this cookbook is effortless. So even though the recipes will be unique and great tasting, creating them will take minimal effort!

8. The New Mediterranean Cookbook by BookSumo Press 

Authentic Mediterranean Cooking with Easy Mediterranean Recipes

Get your copy of the best and most unique Mediterranean recipes from BookSumo Press!

Come take a journey with us into the delights of easy cooking. The point of this cookbook and all our cookbooks is to exemplify the effortless nature of cooking simply.

In this book, we focus on Mediterranean food. The New Mediterranean Cookbook is a complete set of simple but very unique Mediterranean recipes. You will find that even though the recipes are simple, the tastes are quite amazing.

So will you join us in an adventure of simple cooking?

Here is a Preview of the Mediterranean Recipes You Will Learn:

  • Honey Dressing
  • Milk Pudding with Honey Sauce
  • Saucy Butter Meat Stew
  • Sweet Black Jam
  • Spring Fritters
  • Crunchy Red Salad with Lemon Dressing
  • Saucy Greens Potato Salad
  • Spiced-up Lamb Stew
  • Minty Feta and Courgette Patties
  • Hot Lamb Kabobs with Bloody Mary Hummus
  • Naan Algeria
  • Pomegranates and Oranges
  • Semolina Bread with Chili Spread
  • Algerian Fries
  • Leila’s Dessert
  • Easy Italian Parmigiana
  • Maggie’s Favorite Pasta
  • Lasagna Bakes
  • Italian Style Rice
  • Chicken from Milan
  • Classical Lasagna I
  • Classical Lasagna II
  • Clams, Shrimp, and Snapper Stew
  • Artisan Orzo from Greece
  • Greek Burgers
  • Chicken Soup
  • Much, much more!

Again remember these recipes are unique so be ready to try some new things. Also, remember that the style of cooking used in this cookbook is effortless. 

So even though the recipes will be unique and great tasting, creating them will take minimal effort!

9. The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook by America's Test Kitchen

The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook: 500 Vibrant, Kitchen-Tested Recipes for Living and Eating Well Every Day (The Complete ATK Cookbook Series

The famed Mediterranean diet is more than just a regional cuisine, it’s food at its best: the variety of bright flavors and tastes, the health benefits, and the simple, uncomplicated dishes. 

America’s Test Kitchen makes it easy to eat healthy, with over 500 kitchen-tested recipes from across the Mediterranean.


  • Beyond Greece & Italy: You’ll find a deeper variety of dishes from countries all around the Mediterranean Sea, including Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt, and Morocco
  • Build Your Plate, Mediterranean Style: Learn to build meals that put the focus on the healthiest food first. You'll find large, plant-forward chapters devoted to Beans and to Vegetables, and more space is devoted to Seafood than to Poultry and Meat
  • Mediterranean Mainstays: Detailed information on wholesome ingredients found in every supermarket is included throughout the book, from olive oil to whole grains, spice blends, plus a variety of seafood. Guides to meal planning, entertaining, and pantry building are also included
  • Quick & Healthy: Many recipes are ready in 45 minutes or less—perfect for busy weeknights
  • Nutrition First: Not only does every recipe have nutritional guidelines, but we also set specific nutritional goals (e.g. every fish recipe is less than 750 calories, with fewer than 8.5g of saturated fat)

Need a housewarming gift? Get The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook Gift Edition, in a gorgeous keepsake hardcover edition

Love your Instant Pot? Check out ATK’s Mediterranean Instant Pot

Want to build your repertoire even further? Try More Mediterranean: 225+ New Plant-Forward Recipes Endless Inspiration for Eating Well

10. The Mediterranean Dish by Suzy Karadsheh

The Mediterranean Dish: 120 Bold and Healthy Recipes You'll Make on Repeat: A Mediterranean Cookbook

What began as one of the first online Mediterranean food blogs has blossomed into the leading site for modern Mediterranean cooking and lifestyle with millions of readers—and now it is the inspiration for the long-awaited first cookbook from Suzy Karadsheh. 

In her cookbook, Suzy brings cross-culturally inspired dishes from throughout the Mediterranean into American home kitchens, using easy-to-find ingredients and easy-to-follow, tested-to-perfection recipes to make your meals more vibrant, delicious, and yes—even a little healthier, too!  

Born and raised by the sea in Port Said, Egypt, Suzy lived in Michigan and Des Moines with her family before moving to Atlanta, where she now lives. 

Her modern cooking reflects the rich and complex traditions of the Mediterranean and Middle East, from Greece and southern Spain to Jordan and Tunisia, as well as inspiration from her new Southern roots. 

Practical and weeknight-easy recipes include Spanakopita Egg Muffins, Chicken Shawarma Bowls, Garlicky Spinach and Chickpea Soup with Lemon and Pecorino Romano, Roasted Asparagus Salad with Cherry Tomatoes and Basil, Middle Eastern Rice Pilaf with Toasted Vermicelli and Pine Nuts, Orange-Cardamom Olive Oil Cake, and of course Homemade Pita Bread to serve with just about everything. 

Suzy’s winning combination of approachable instructions, reliable recipes, stunning photography, charming authentic stories, and simple assemblies is sure to thrill anyone hungry to eat healthier food that bursts with flavor and spice.

11. Mediterranean Diet For Beginners by Roxanne Rushmore

Venture To The Heart Of The Mediterranean: 90+ Recipes And A 24-Day Meal Plan

Mediterranean Diet: Venture to the Heart of the Mediterranean

Many people think that eating healthy is all about starving yourself and sacrificing flavor. 

When you travel the world and see how other cultures live, you soon come to realize this couldn’t be further from the truth. 

Venture to the heart of the Mediterranean, and you’ll meet the healthiest and happiest people in the world. This book tells their culinary story…

Discover Amazing Recipes That Bring the Whole Family Together

Mediterranean cooking is all about celebrating time with the people you love, by enjoying home-cooked meals as they should be. Fresh ingredients, simple cooking techniques, and mouthwatering flavors all come to the fore. Learn the secrets that have been passed down the generations, and experience firsthand just what a difference to your life a little bit of Mediterranean authenticity can make.

Cook From Fresh in No Time

Fresh ingredients and pure cooking oils are the foundations of the Mediterranean way of cooking, and they can be used in any kitchen around the world. It’s about opening your eyes to how other people cook and then learning the simple techniques they’ve been able to apply a hundred different ways over the years. Once you can do it, you’ll never think about junk food or takeouts ever again.

Scrumptious and Nutritious Recipes That Change Every Day

The Mediterranean Diet comes complete with a comprehensive 24-day meal plan that’s designed to take the headaches out of adopting a new diet. With easy-to-follow guidance for three and a half weeks, you’ll have everything you need to stick to your new healthy approach to cooking. Perfect for allowing you to achieve your health and fitness goals, learn some new skills in the kitchen, and make evening meals something you can truly look forward to.

Some of the healthy recipes in this book include:

  • One Pot Greek Chicken
  • Hummus with Pita Bread
  • Mediterranean Shrimp with Penne
  • Italian Herbed Chicken and Mozzarella Melts
  • Moroccan Orange Cake
  • Italian Olive Oil Cake
  • Moroccan Roast Chicken
  • Italian Cappuccino Muffins
  • Greek Rice Pudding
  • Greek Roasted Fish

Sounds amazing, right? Then what are you waiting for? Take your first steps into your new healthier, happier lifestyle. Buy the Mediterranean Diet for Beginners today.

12. Mediterranean Cuisine by Maria George

Mediterranean Cuisine: Flavors for a Healthier You

This original Mediterranean book is a sensational experience I gained from traveling and testing the delicious food and appetizers.

Through its pages, you will come to appreciate why Mediterranean cuisine flavors are good for a healthier you.

Here, you will find recipes that are deeply rooted in ancient spices routes of Mediterranean cooking.

Because of the oral tradition and hand-down recipes from my mother, I was able to learn cooking by putting a pinch of this and a pinch of that and lots of love.

Mediterranean cooking is all about the emphasis on fresh ingredients and the aromatic species of nuts, fruits, grains, and yogurt mixed and combined together for the most delicious dishes for exciting and healthier eating.

13. Mediterranean DASH Diet by Beatrice Morelli

Mediterranean DASH Diet: 4 Books in 1 - Why Mediterranean Cooking and DASH Diet Are the Healthiest in the World. 2 Complete Guides for Beginners + 2 Cookbooks with 290 Recipes to Improve Your Health

How to lower your blood pressure, prevent hypertension, and lose weight from next week while still eating the food you love

Hypertension is one of the most significant health concerns in the United States. High blood pressure puts a person at a higher risk of heart attack, stroke, kidney disease, and heart failure. 

It was important for scientists to discover what types of foods a person could eat that would decrease their likelihood of blood pressure-related issues and so the DASH diet was created.

DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. This low-sodium diet is specifically designed to reduce blood pressure levels in people and help you combat other illnesses such as heart disease, obesity, stroke, diabetes, and osteoporosis. 

Participants of this diet have reported lower levels of hypertension, and this diet has beneficial qualities for people suffering from Type 2 diabetes.

Research in the field proved that the Mediterranean diet can prevent the appearance of heart-related illnesses, strokes, and even diabetes, as well as lower the risk of dementia and depression. 

The Mediterranean Diet is not just a diet, but it's a way of life. It's a different way to eat, prepare, and cook food. And we can say – no doubt - a healthier way.

In this comprehensive 4 in 1 bundle you will learn:

  • What the Mediterranean and DASH Diets Are
  • Advantages and Health Benefits
  • Why They Work: The Science Behind the Mediterranean and DASH Diets
  • What Should You Eat? What Shouldn't You Eat? The Do's and the Don'ts
  • Myths About the Mediterranean and DASH Diets
  • Your Complete 21-Day Meal Plans
  • The Importance of Exercise During Diet
  • A Simple Strategy to Implement the Mediterranean and DASH Diets In Your Life
  • The Best Diet Tips to Lose Weight and Improve Health
  • 150 of the Greatest and Most Loved Mediterranean Diet Recipes Selected for You - Easy and Delicious Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Dessert Recipes + New Salad, Snack, and Appetizers Ideas You'll Love!)
  • 140 of the Greatest DASH Diet Recipes Designed to Make You Lose Weight and Lower Your Blood Pressure (Easy and Delicious Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Dessert Recipes with Shopping List!)

......And More!

Diets are a dime a dozen. If you have seen one diet you have seen them all, but that is not true. 

The Mediterranean and DASH diets are diets that have changed the whole structure of dieting. They take a different approach to eating and make the food work for you.

14. The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook for Beginners 2023 by Tamara Moya

The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook for Beginners 2023: 1001-Day Delicious Recipes | 21-Day MD Meal Plan | MD Shopping List | Living and Eating Well Every Day

1001-Day Delicious Recipes 21-Day MD Meal Plan MD Shopping list Living and Eating Well Every Day

The Mediterranean diet is a healthy-eating plan. It's plant-based and incorporates the traditional flavors and cooking methods of the region.

Potential benefits of the Mediterranean Diet:

  • Reduces Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes.
  • Lowers Risk of Stroke and Coronary Heart Disease in Women.
  • Improves Gut Health.
  • Lowers Risk of Dementia and Cognitive Decline.
  • May Reduce the Risk of Common Cancers.
  • Reduces High Blood Pressure.

The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook for Beginners 2023 includes:

  • A 21-Day Meal Plan for Beginners.
  • Shopping and food lists.
  • Breakfast Recipes
  • Vegetable Mains and Meatless Recipes
  • Beans, Grains, and Pasta
  • Fish and Seafood
  • Sides, Salads, and Soups
  • Poultry and Meats
  • Fruits, Desserts, and Snacks

And more...

Get this Mediterranean diet cookbook and embrace healthy eating habits with these easy and delicious Mediterranean dishes!

15. The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook for Two by Mila Davis

The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook for Two: Quick, Easy, and Healthy Recipes That Are Perfect for Any Night at Home

The Mediterranean diet prioritizes fresh fruits and vegetables, healthy fats, lean meats, and whole grains for a well-rounded, healthy eating pattern.

These recipes, with their tender grains and fresh ingredients, fit the bill precisely.

Recipes like our Greek Grilled Eggplant with Basil and Parsley, Kale Salad with Quinoa, Chickpea Salad and Roasted Root Veggies & Baked Halibut are perfect for a cozy dinner for two—or for dinner one evening and lunch the next day.

People who follow the Mediterranean diet for two have a longer life expectancy and lower rates of chronic diseases than other adults.

Find out how easy it can be to eat well while avoiding food waste. The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook for Two provides you with simple, wellness-boosting recipes that won't leave mountains of leftovers in the fridge:

  • Feta Spinach and Sweet Red Pepper Muffins
  • Beet Hummus
  • Pasta and Chickpea Soup
  • Spaghetti with Tuna and Capers
  • Moroccan Salmon
  • Sicilian Olive Chicken

Start cooking with these Mediterranean recipes for Two today as making this change could save your life.

16. More Mediterranean by America's Test Kitchen

More Mediterranean: 225+ New Plant-Forward Recipes Endless Inspiration for Eating Well

Eat the Mediterranean way of life with recipes that nourish your appetite for fresh foods and endless excitement in the kitchen.

In this follow-up to the bestselling The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook, America's Test Kitchen opens the Mediterranean pantry wide open. 

Anyone will love the broad range of ingredients from around the world (think: avocado, sweet potatoes, and tempeh) used in vibrant dishes with inspiring combinations. 

Take Spanish meatballs in a vegetarian direction with Quinoa Albóndigas and prepare dishes in surprising ways, like substituting the sweetness in a Caprese salad by using sliced juicy persimmon to contrast the creamy cheese rather than tomatoes.

The book is organized to emphasize the joy of the Mediterranean diet as a nourishing, sustainable lifestyle. Build your plate around both small- and entrée-size recipes in chapters covering Mostly Plants; Mainly Grains Beans; and Meat, Fish, Eggs, and More. 

An impressive Whole Romanesco with Berbere and Tahini Sauce is a brilliant vegetable dinner. 

A Spiced Chickpea Gyro (with heat from Asian chili-garlic sauce and pepperoncini) wows fans of the Greek meat-filled sandwich. 

Carrot Salad with Rose Harissa is a beautiful accompaniment to a number of meals, from Lentils with Roasted Broccoli and Lemony Bread Crumbs to Tofu Kebabs. 

Fish and meat mingle with lively accompaniments in restaurant-quality dishes like Pan Seared Swordfish with Persimmon-Ginger Chutney and Grilled Short Ribs with Preserved Lemon-Almond Sauce.

Along the way, build on the repertoire in The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook, going on a more in-depth tour of the eastern and southern Mediterranean through recipes like Chorba Frik, a savory Algerian freekeh soup, and Palestinian Maftoul, an aromatic couscous, chickpea, and chicken dish. Open your pantry and mind to eat with health, enjoyment, and abundance, for life.

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