Who's the author? Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi, the brains and stomachs behind Ottolenghi, one of the most iconic and dynamic restaurants in the country.
What's it about? Ottolenghi The Cookbook is a collection of Yotam and Sami's inventive yet simple recipes, 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.
Recipes we love: Figs with Young Pecorino and Honey, Marinated Aubergine with Tahini and Oregano, Tamara's Stuffed Vine Leaves, Orangic Salmon and Asparagus Bruchetta, Lamb Cutlets with Walnut, Fig and Goat's Cheese Salad.
Good book for: Fans of the Ottolenghi restaurants and cookbooks. This cookbook offers up honest, healthy, bold cooking presented with flair, style and substance. This painstakingly designed, lavishly photographed recipe book offers the timeless qualities of a cookery classic.