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  • Published: 8 May 2012
  • ISBN: 9781446407097
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 304
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Ottolenghi: The Cookbook




Brand-new, cutting-edge cookbook from one of the UK's most popular and stylish deli-restaurants

Ottolenghi is one of the most iconic and dynamic restaurants in the country. Its unique blend of exquisite, fresh food, abundantly presented in a cutting-edge, elegant environment, has imaginatively redefined people's dining expectations. For the first time, Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi are publishing here their superb sweet and savoury recipes.

Yotam and Sami’s inventive yet simple dishes are inspired by their respective childhoods in West and East Jerusalem but rest on numerous other culinary traditions, ranging from North Africa to Lebanon, Italy and California. The 140 original recipes cover everything from accomplished meat and fish main courses, through to many healthy and quick salads and suppers, plus Ottolenghi's famous and delectable cakes and breads.

Ottolenghi: The Cookbook captures the zeitgeist for honest, healthy, bold cooking presented with flair, style and substance. This painstakingly designed book, lavishly photographed book offers the timeless qualities of a cookery classic.

  • Pub date: 8 May 2012
  • ISBN: 9781446407097
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 304
Categories:

About the Authors

Yotam Ottolenghi

Yotam Ottolenghi is a cookery writer and chef-patron of the Ottolenghi delis and NOPI and ROVI restaurants. He writes a weekly column in The Guardian’s FEAST magazine and has published seven Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling cookbooks: PLENTY and PLENTY MORE (his collection of vegetarian recipes); OTTOLENGHI: THE COOKBOOK and JERUSALEM, co-authored with Sami Tamimi; NOPI: THE COOKBOOK with Ramael Scully; SWEET with Helen Goh; and OTTOLENGHI SIMPLE with Tara Wigley. Yotam has made two 'Mediterranean Feasts' series for More 4, a BBC4 documentary, 'Jerusalem on a Plate’ and his hugely popular 'Simple Pleasures' podcast. ottolenghi.co.uk. @ottolenghi

Sami Tamimi

Sami Tamimi was born and raised in Jerusalem and was immersed in food from childhood. He started his career as commis-chef in a Jerusalem hotel and worked his way up, through many restaurants and ethnic traditions, to become head chef of Lilith, one of the top restaurants in Tel Aviv in the 1990’s.
Sami moved to London in 1997 and worked at Baker and Spice as head chef, where he set up a traiteur section with a rich Middle-Eastern and Mediterranean spread. In 2002 he partnered with Noam Bar and Yotam Ottolenghi to set up Ottolenghi in Notting Hill. The company now has four stores and two restaurants, NOPI and ROVI, all in central London.
In his position as the executive head chef, Sami is involved in developing and nurturing young kitchen talents and creating new dishes and innovative menus.
Alongside Yotam Ottolenghi, Sami Tamimi is co-author of two bestselling cookbooks: Ottolenghi: The Cookbook and Jerusalem: A Cookbook.


Praise for Ottolenghi: The Cookbook

“Ottolenghi’s ground-breaking classic cookbook, which captured the zeitgeist for using imaginative flavours and ingredients, is relaunched with a contemporary design.”

Ebury Press, Ebury Press

“The stage is set for a new era of simple pleasure... The philosophy of serving food that is not industrialized is a joy to behold”

Fay Maschler, The Evening Standard

“...beauty in the composition of salads and other dishes, integrity in the baking, seduction in the desserts and the white noise of serene, convivial surroundings...”

Fay Maschler, Evening Standard

“Britain's most eagerly awaited cookbook”

The Guardian

“Set to be the al fresco bible for summer”

ES Magazine

“Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi...are purveyors of some of the city's most beautiful food. In this sleek, good-looking volume they spill the beans on some of their best known dishes. It's very modern, very metropolitan... in the vein of the River Cafe and Moro books - and we suspect it will be just as popular with London farmer's market shoppers this summer”

Time Out

“There's something irresistibly beautiful about the food at Ottolenghi and the book to accompany the cafes is as seductive: vivid flavours, bright colours and smart, simple ideas for food that mixes middle eastern and Italianate tastes.”

Nigella Lawson, Delicious


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