About Clifford A. Wright

Clifford A. Wright

Clifford A. Wright is a food writer, cookbook author, and founder of Cook-Coquus.com.  Wright primarily focuses on Mediterranean cuisines and is the author of over 15 books. He is also a contributor to Zester Daily and many print publications and won the James Beard award for Cookbook for Best Writing on Food for his cookbook, A Mediterranean Feast. He also lectures on food at the Center for European Studies, Harvard University, Georgetown University, and the Culinary Institute of America.

Olives Stuffed with Ground Beef Recipe

Olives Stuffed with Ground Beef in Piquant Tomato Ragout

Olives are stuffed with a spicy beef mixture and then simmered in a piquant harissa-spiked tomato sauce. The stuffed olives make a lovely party nibble.

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Pan-Fried Shrimp with Dill Recipe

Pan-Fried Shrimp with Dill

These sassy fried shrimp are doused with plenty of lemon juice and fresh dill. Greek through and through. Opa!

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Little Foods of the Mediterranean by Clifford Wright


This true tabbouleh salad is made with lots of herbs and only a bit of bulgur. The parsley, mint, tomatoes, and onions are what dominate the dish.

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