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How to make your own perfectly smooth hummus

Learn to make silky smooth Middle Eastern hummus with a few pointers from Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi.

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A sumptuous Middle Eastern dinner party menu

Throw a sumptuous Middle Eastern inspired dinner party with our menu, with recipes from the likes of Yotam Ottolenghi, Silvena Rowe and more.

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10 Middle Eastern-inspired main course recipes

Here, we’ve gathered ten of our favourite Middle Eastern-inspired main dishes to inspire your next dinner party or sharing feast.


Ottolenghi on Hummus Wars

Political and nationalistic discussions about hummus — where it started and how; who was the first to crush chickpeas and mix them with sesame paste and when — are almost...

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Our 6 Favourite Hummus Recipes

You can’t really beat a bowl of hummus, can you? Especially a homemade batch, heady with the flavours of lemon, garlic and tahini. Here we’ve listed the three recipes we...


Jerusalem wins prestigious award

Jerusalem, the second cookbook from Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi, has won Best Cookbook at the Observer Food Monthly Awards 2013.


Make Muttabaq with Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi

Learn how to make Muttabaq, a delicious Arabic dessert of filo pastry, ricotta and goat’s cheese, with Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi.


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