Tag Archives: Yotam Ottolenghi

Throw-in-the-oven Ottolenghi chicken (no, not an oxymoron)

Whenever I rave about Ottolenghi, someone always says, without fail, ‘oh I can’t be bothered; he uses too many ingredients’. In the last week alone the mention of his name to a) a real foodie and b) someone not that … Continue reading

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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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Wines of Chile and a Chilean pebre

A few months ago Stella and I did a tasting with Spanish wines; I’m sure you can imagine how much I hated that. It was a great success, particularly since food-matching with Spanish wines is such a joy. And so … Continue reading

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Summery socca

You’ve probably never heard of socca. I hadn’t until a year ago when I found it in one, then two, cookery books, both written by Francophile North Americans (David Lebovitz and Dorie Greenspan). It is a chickpea (gram) flour pancake … Continue reading

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Comforting Ottolenghi cardamom chicken

Winter hasn’t even begun and the weather is already starting to get on my nerves. In my world the only way to counteract the horrors of dark nights, clocks going back and overhearing endless Christmas muzak is by finding glorious … Continue reading

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Peter Gordon’s roasted butternut squash with chilli butter and poached eggs

Already dismissed this as some hippy-dip-shit student food which you wouldn’t deign to eat? Ah, don’t be misled. The Antipodeans know how to do brunch (try Lantana or Granger & Co┬áif you don’t believe me) and brunch dishes, as far … Continue reading

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Ottolenghi’s burnt aubergine dip

It was summer last week, or at least it felt like it till the sun went down. I was in short sleeves, sandals, my coat thrown jauntily across my arms. Today, however, in the self-same outfit, I felt rather foolish … Continue reading

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