Ottolenghi lamb recipes

Lamb kofte with lentils and squash

Lamb kofte with lentils and squash

One of my favourite chefs (and these days a prolific author of cookbooks) is the great Yotam Ottolenghi, whose work never ceases to inspire me
"Iranian" Lamb

"Iranian" Lamb

I have never cooked with dried Limes before, and never knowingly eaten them, but my culinary hero Yotam Ottolenghi is a big fan of them, so they must be OK
Yotam Ottolenghi’s merguez kebabs

Yotam Ottolenghi’s merguez kebabs

The meat in these wonderful sausages is always either beef or lamb (or a mixture of the two), never pork, and although they’re ubiquitous throughout North Africa and France, they are not always so easy to find over here
Lamb patties with "Cleopatra" salad

Lamb patties with "Cleopatra" salad

Some of my current food heroes hail from the Middle East - Yotam Ottolenghi, Sami Tamimi, Sabrina Ghayour etc - and their work (particularly Sabrina's recent books "Persiana" and "Sirocco") often inspire me to cook in their style
Hummus with Lamb

Hummus with Lamb

Yotam Ottolenghi’s version from Jerusalem. Hummus with Lamb (Hummus B’lahmeh) is one of my favourite Middle Eastern starters
Kofta B'siniyah - Beef & Lamb Meatballs with Pine Nuts

Kofta B'siniyah - Beef & Lamb Meatballs with Pine Nuts

This is another fantastic recipe from the Jerusalem cookbook by Ottolenghi and Tamimi. If you can buy the meat from the butcher already combined, that will ensure the greatest level of integration of the beef and lamb, but not to worry if you buy them separately
Beef and Lamb Kabobs

Beef and Lamb Kabobs

A dear friend gifted me Ottolenghi’s book, Jerusalem recently. These Beef and Lamb Kabobs come together in now time and when paired with steamed rice and a traditional, chilled Shirazi Salad you are set
Hummus with Lamb and Lemon Herb Sauce

Hummus with Lamb and Lemon Herb Sauce

One of my all-time favorite cook books is Jerusalem from Yotam Ottolenghi. Known in the Middle East as Hummus Kawarma, this Hummus with Lamb and Lemon Herb Sauce is downright delectable

Hummus Kawarma: Hummus with spiced lamb

The recipe for the spiced lamb topping and the lemon sauce is from the Jerusalem cookbook by Ottolenghi and Tamimi, and is also available on the Ottolenghi website, although I note that I used ground lamb instead of hand-chopped lamb neck

Cucumber & Lamb’s Lettuce Salad

We’ve been eyeing up lots of recipes in Ottolenghi Simple and so far have only made a green salad. Cucumber & lamb’s lettuce salad – serves 4. 30g lamb’s lettuce. (Original recipe from Ottolenghi Simple by Yotam Ottolenghi, Ebury Press, 2018
Open Kibbeh

Open Kibbeh

This however is an open version from Yotam Ottolenghi. Usually it looks like a fried croquette and is stuffed with lamb or beef

CAULIFLOWER FRITTATA

This delicious recipe is from the vegetarian book 'Plenty' by the famous restaurateur Yotam Ottolenghi
Cooking the Book(s).

Cooking the Book(s).

From Jerusalem by Yotam Ottolenghi & Sami Tamimi. sliced the garlic for the ground lamb, I realized how calm I felt