The minds that brought us The Silver Spoon are back. This time they’ve turned to Vefa Alexaidou for a fascinating look inside Greek cuisine. Vefa’s Kitchen (Phaidon, $45) contains simple, but perfect, recipes so that you can learn to make all of your Mediterranean favorites. Vefa’s cookbook is peppered with beautiful glossy photos so inviting that you’ll feel like you’re taking a seat at her table. The history of Greek cooking is marvelously recounted. Both familiar and foreign, these stories could just as easily come from your own grandmother. Vefa’s Kitchen will quickly become a mainstay in your own kitchen.
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