Mediterranean dishes are known for their fresher, lighter ingredients and unique and inspiring spices. The recipes in this book are no different, giving readers tons of delicious and one-of-a-kind meals that'll impress everyone at the dinner table. Sameh Wadi, chef and co-owner of the popular Minneapolis restaurant Saffron and Iron Chef contestant, provides recipes that are simple enough for home cooks but that still represent the flavours and cooking techniques that define the Mediterranean. Recipes include Duck Kefta Meatballs with Sweet Sour Tomato Sauce, Whole Roasted Lamb Shoulder with Ancient Arab Spices, Goat Cheese Manti with Light Herb Broth and Spanish-Inspired Braised Chicken Prawns. These 100 recipes span the Mediterranean-from Lebanon and Morocco to Egypt and Turkey-and everywhere in between, making this cookbook the perfect companion for anyone who wants to explore the region without ever leaving their kitchen.