Excellent cookbook for the new home cook that wants to start learning new techniques from a master of middle eastern food!
In Simple, chef and restauranteur Yotam Ottolenghi presents presents 130 flavor-forward recipes that can be made easily in one or more ways: in 30 minutes or less, with 10 or fewer ingredients, in a single pot, using pantry staples, or prepared ahead of time for easy weeknight meals.
Beloved for his innovative recipes that incorporate flavor-packed Middle Eastern ingredients, superstar chef Yotam Ottolenghi has inspired countless home cooks to integrate tahini, pomegranate molasses, za'atar and other Middle Eastern staples into their cooking...but sometimes the long ingredients lists relegate this recipes to weekend projects. In Simple, Ottolenghi presents a collection of delicious, pared-down dishes that are packed with his signature nuanced flavors, but none of the complexity.
Recipes like Roasted Baby Carrots with Harissa and Pomegranate, Roasted Red Onion and Chickpea Salad with Tomato and Tahini, and Spring Roast Chicken with Preserved Lemon are organized by type of dish (brunch dishes, soups, vegetables, grains and legumes, pasta, fish, meat, and desserts), making any meal brilliantly, deliciously simple.