Read Jerusalem: A Cookbook Online Free - 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.
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July 15, 2014
[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 making 10 recipes from has no place on your bookshelf.]
The Recipes (ongoing)
1. Falafel (ta'amia...
June 09, 2017
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July 13, 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 lost for choice in deciding which one to choose!
I love cooking and I had never heard of this ind...
May 11, 2013
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. They were both born and raised in Jerusalem - Ottolenghi in Jewish West Jerusalem and Tamimi in M...
September 10, 2013
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 the tip of my tongue. So far, I've made the Israeli salad, the shakshuka, and the chicken with c...
July 29, 2016
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 lines blur, a fact the writers acknowledge. Few of these dishes have a permanent home. Many have o...
February 03, 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 fact some of the recipes were already familiar to me and show up on the dinner table frequently, s...
October 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 been great.
This is more than just a cookbook. It's social anthropology at its best.
September 29, 2016
my favorites, things that made my eyes widen when I tasted them
Chicken with carmelized onion & cardamom rice*
lamb meatballs with barberries, yogurt, and herbs**
Roast chicken with clementines***
Pureed Beets with yogurt & zataar
February 07, 2016
I cook a lot, and this book is a perfect example of why I still buy cookbooks while everything is within googling range. Beautiful pictures, engaging short stories, amazing recipes combining Jewish and Arabic traditions - so you can see and almost feel the East European, Tunisian, German, Morrocc...