My favorites

My favorites

  • 21 Recipes
My favorites
Butternut Squash and Tahini Spread

Butternut Squash and Tahini Spread

(I was tempted to add a pinch of cayenne at this point, but I stopped myself. (about 6 servings). Recently I received "Jerusalem" by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi as a birthday present

How to Make Homemade Preserved Lemons

As for the lemons, these are so simple that I am kicking myself for not making a batch before today. There are dozens of recipes from Jerusalem by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi that I want to make

Peaches With Speck and Orange Blossom

Cut the peaches in half and remove the stones. Slice each half into 3 wedges, place in a bowl with the olive oil and some salt and pepper
Roasted Chicken with Clementines

Roasted Chicken with Clementines

The green grocer at my store pointed me to these small local tangerines. I made a few changes in the recipe and so I rewrote it in my own words

Baby Spinach Salad With Dates & Almonds

Put the vinegar, onion, and dates in a small bowl. Add a pinch of salt and mix well with your hands. Leave to marinate for 20 minutes, then drain away any residual vinegar and discard
Sweet Potato Salad with figs

Sweet Potato Salad with figs

The combination of fresh fruit and roasted vegetables in this dish is great. It reminded me a little bit of Jamie Oliver's Sexy Fig Salad  The recipe is from Yotam Ottolenghi's new book  Jerusalem  which is full of fantastic middle eastern recipes
Soba Noodles with Eggplant & Mango

Soba Noodles with Eggplant & Mango

Considering my little co-pilot may not appreciate a jump across the pond I've settled on cooking my way through Yotam Ottolenghi's new-ish book Plenty while awaiting a generous plane ticket benefactor
Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Fresh Figs

Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Fresh Figs

Preheat the oven to 475°F / 240°C. Wash the sweet potatoes, halve them lengthwise, and then cut each half again similarly into 3 long wedges
Saffron Couscous, Chickpea and Lentil Salad

Saffron Couscous, Chickpea and Lentil Salad

" Well, my answer is simple. Isn't it great when you are looking for a recipe and then when you find one you happen to have almost all the ingredients at home
Lemon Poppyseed Cheesecakes

Lemon Poppyseed Cheesecakes

When I made the second batch nobody was allowed to touch them until I had my picture. The crust was extra crunchy because of the poppyseed and the filling was creamy and full of lemon flavor
Zucchini and Hazelnut Salad

Zucchini and Hazelnut Salad

I am not really a friend of cooked Zucchini. However, I like them if they have a little crunch, like they do in this salad