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Yotam Ottolenghi

Yotam Ottolenghi

Chef, food writer and best-selling cookbook author, Yotam Ottolenghi, has become a household name, teaching the British public how to put bold Middle-Eastern recipes and veg-championing dishes on the table. He has co-authored and published eight cookbooks, including Plenty and Jerusalem, SIMPLE , FLAVOUR , and his latest, Ottolenghi Test Kitchen: Shelf Love. Ottolenghi is also a weekly columist for The Guardian.

Before becoming Britain’s best-loved cook of vibrant Middle Eastern food, Ottolenghi completed a Masters degree in philosophy and literature while working on the news desk of an Israeli daily, before coming to London in 1997. He started his career in food as an assistant pastry chef at the Capital and then worked at Kensington Place, Launceston Place, Maison Blanc and Baker and Spice, before starting his own eponymous group of restaurants and food shops, in conjunction with his friend and business partner, Sami Tamimi. Ottolenghi now has branches in Notting Hill, Islington, Belgravia and Kensington. He opened his restaurant NOPI in Piccadilly in 2011 and ROVI in Fitzrovia in 2018.


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Take the stress out of summer socialising with this laid-back seasonal produce-centric menu from Ottolenghi FLAVOUR. Perfect for sharing, all three dishes are about letting the intrinsic flavour and vibrancy of the star...

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7 vegan recipes from Ottolenghi FLAVOUR

As befits a book that celebrates the vegetable in all its forms, Ottolenghi FLAVOUR is full of exciting, creative, and exceptionally tasty vegan recipes. Check out seven of our favourite plant-based recipes from FLAVOUR here.


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