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Noor Murad
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Noor Murad is a Bahraini-born chef whose international work experience eventually brought her to the Ottolenghi family in 2016. She has since developed recipes for the books Falastin and Ottolenghi FLAVOUR, as well as for Ottolenghi's Masterclass series and other online Ottolenghi publications. Her Bahraini roots have a strong influence on her cooking, with Arabic, Persian and Indian flavours making a prominent appearance in her recipes. @noorishbynoor

Books by Noor Murad

Ottolenghi Test Kitchen: Extra Good Things

Bring an Ottolenghi twist to every mealtime with the new book in the bestselling Ottolenghi Test Kitchen series.

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Ottolenghi Test Kitchen: Shelf Love

This is Ottolenghi, unplugged. The Ottolenghi Test Kitchen team takes you on a journey through your kitchen cupboards, creating inspired recipes using humble ingredients.

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Sticky miso bananas with lime and toasted rice

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