Jerusalem: A Cookbook
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Jerusalem: A Cookbook

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A collection of 120 recipes exploring the flavors of Jerusalem from the New York Times bestselling author of Plenty, one of the most lauded cookbooks of 2011.

In Jerusalem, Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi explore  the vibrant cuisine of their home city—with its diverse Muslim, Jewish, and Christian communities. Both men were born in Jerusalem in the same year—Tamimi on the Arab east side and Ottolenghi in the Jewish west. This stunning cookbook offers 120 recipes from their unique cross-cultural perspective, from inventive vegetable dishes to sweet, rich desserts. With five bustling restaurants in London and two stellar cookbooks, Ottolenghi is one of the most respected chefs in the world; in Jerusalem, he and Tamimi have collaborated to produce their most personal cookbook yet.

Title:Jerusalem: A Cookbook
Edition Language:English
ISBN:1607743949
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:320 pages

    Jerusalem: A Cookbook Reviews

  • Petra Eggs
    Jan 12, 2017

    One Israeli Breaking Breads: A New World of Israeli Baking and one Palestinian, Palestine on a Plate: Memories From My Mother's Kitchen cookbook read, now one by an Israeli and a Palestinian. Both wer...

  • Carol Smith
    Dec 23, 2012

    [ongoing review - 11 recipes made to date] I have a purely personal, purely artificial rule that it takes at least 10 recipes to say one has read a cookbook. [Corollary rule - any cookbook not worth m...

  • Lynne King
    Jul 10, 2016

    When this book arrived in the post this morning, I had this incredible sense of anticipation. I opened the book, was entranced by the photos, the history of the region and the recipes themselves. I'm ...

  • Kim
    Dec 27, 2012

    This is another amazing cookbook from the founders of the Ottolenghi chain of restaurants in London. Yotam Ottolenghi is an Israeli Jew of Italian and German heritage, Sami Tamimi is an Israeli Arab. ...

  • Helen
    Nov 27, 2012

    I just received this magnificent book as a birthday present, and I'm loving every single page of it. These are the foods I lived on during my year in Israel. As I read along, I'm tasting every dish on...

  • Eh?Eh!
    Sep 29, 2016

    http://www.seriouseats.com/2015/10/ho...my favorites, things that made my eyes widen when I tasted themChicken with carmelized onion & cardamom rice*lamb meatballs with barberries, yogurt, and herbs**...

  • Adam
    Aug 03, 2013

    This book is magnificent. Jerusalem collects the recipes of Jewish, Israeli Jerusalem and those of Muslim/Christian Arab-Israeli/Palestinian Jerusalem. One chef is Jewish, the other Palestinian. The l...

  • Alison
    Oct 18, 2012

    Another fantastic Ottolenghi book made even better by the poignant stories he and Sami Tamimi share about growing up in different communities in the same city. The recipes I've tried so far have all b...

  • Terri
    Jan 12, 2013

    This is the kind of cookbook I could reach for again and again. There is plenty to read in relation to the food, environment and culture as well as ample recipes that I can use on a weekly basis. In f...

  • Pam
    May 04, 2013

    I would have purchased this book based on the cover alone (I am completely smitten with baked eggs), but after seeing so many recipes form Jerusalem a Cookbook pop up all over the blogosphere lately, ...

About Yotam Ottolenghi

Yotam Ottolenghi

Yotam Ottolenghi's path to the world of cooking and baking has been anything but straightforward. Having completed a Masters degree in philosophy and literature whilst working on the news desk of an Israeli daily, he made a radical shift on coming to London in 1997. He started as an assistant pastry chef at the Capital and then worked at Kensington Place and Launceston Place, where he ran the past