Category Archives: Ottolenghi The Cookbook

Unbelievable herb salad with butter and almond dressing

There is a great thrill, to me at least, in discovering not so much a recipe as a tip. So when I recently learnt that the best way to peel ginger was by using a teaspoon (thanks Debora) I was … Continue reading

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Fennel…the ultimate British summer vegetable

London 2012 may be remembered for certain sporting events, from Murray’s breakthrough to that rather big event happening down the road in a few weeks. But, right now, the thing that is most extraordinary, and depressing, about it is the … Continue reading

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Ottolenghi’s ‘double’ couscous salad

Couscous is something I have always loved, ever since I first tried it in France as a teenager. Along with gazpacho, a vaguely original attempt at the whole shebang (veg, meat, harissa and semoule) was one of the first things … Continue reading

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RTFR: Ottolenghi’s Kosheri

Do you remember how, at school, you were always taught to read the instructions before starting an exam? You know the sort of thing: ‘You may lose marks, and even fail, if you don’t bother to find out what you … Continue reading

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Ottolenghi’s roasted aubergines with saffron yogurt

When I want a new idea for the relatively mundane, I turn to Ottolenghi. Whether the chef, the restaurant or the cookbooks, it is, for me, a name synonymous with reinvention, particularly of vegetables. There is no limp lettuce or … Continue reading

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