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Falling Cloudberries: A World of Family Recipes by Tessa Kiros, includes international recipes like Prego Rolls; Herrings Marinated in Vinegar with Dill, and Allspice; and Kolokassi.



Falling Cloudberries:
A World of Family Recipes

by Tessa Kiros

Falling Cloudberries
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A quick look at Tessa Kiros' family tree, included in the introduction of Falling Cloudberries: A World of Family Recipes, and you get a whiff of what lies ahead. A Russian great-great-grandmother, Finnish and Greek-Cypriot grandparents and parents, an Italian husband. Can you smell the stroganoff and the lamb, the cinnamon and the cilantro, the coconut, Korapiedes, and caramel?

Falling Cloudberries is Tessa's homage not only to her diverse heritage but also to her world travels. The mouthwatering recipes—from Finland, Greece, Cyprus, South Africa, and Italy—are divided geographically with dreamy chapter titles like "Cinnamon and Roses" and "Washing Lines and Wishing Wells." The final section, "Suitcase of Recipes," is where Tessa packs in dishes from across the world including Chocolate Truffle Tart with Hot Chocolate and Salmon Ceviche with Cilantro, Chili, and Lime.

With Tessa's helpful head notes, simple instructions, and relaxed and inviting style, home cooks soon will be trying not only Tabouli and Rice Pudding but also Gravlax with Dill Cucumbers; Barbecued Beef Fillet with Sweet Potatoes and Grilled Mushrooms; Risotto with Artichokes and Italian Sausage; and Cinnamon and Cardamom Buns.

Falling Cloudberries' 185 four-color photographs and gorgeous illustrations are beautifully packaged in a book you'll wish you could eat up and that you'll want to read even if you don't set foot in the kitchen. To complete this intimate journey through a culturally enriched life, Tessa includes personal memories in a beautiful collection of family anecdotes, history, and traditions.

About the Author

Tessa Kiros was born in London to a Finnish mother and Greek-Cypriot father. She grew up in South Africa and has since traveled the world learning about diverse cultures, traditions, and tastes. She has worked in restaurants in Australia, Greece, Mexico, and at the famous Groucho Club in London. She lives in Tuscany with her husband and two daughters.

  • Falling Cloudberries
    A World of Family Recipes
  • by Tessa Kiros
  • Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC 2009
  • $2999; Hardcover with jacket; 400 pages
  • ISBN-10: 0740781529
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7407-8152-0
  • Information provided by the publisher.

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