Yotam ottolenghi lamb recipes

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
Under Ottolenghi's spell

Under Ottolenghi's spell

You can hardly have failed to notice that I have recently been very impressed with the cookery style of Yotam Ottolenghi
"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
Lamb Meatballs with Feta

Lamb Meatballs with Feta

Breadcrumbs, Canape, Cheese, Cinnamon, Coriander, Couscous, Creme fraiche, Cumin, Fennel seeds, Feta, Flatbread, Garlic, Harissa, Hummus, Lamb, Lemon zest, Meatballs, Milk, Mint, Nutmeg, Olive Oil, Oregano, Pasta, Pistachios, Pomegranate Molasses, Red Onions, Red Pepper, Smoked Paprika, Spring Onions, Tomato sauce, Yogurt, Yotam Ottolenghi
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
Latkes

Latkes

This recipe is from Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi’s brilliant Jerusalem, but there’s another version with a few variations in Claudia Roden’s wonderful The Book of Jewish Food
February 2016 Favourites List

February 2016 Favourites List

Yotam Ottolenghi's Za'atar recipes. Lamb stew with mushrooms and chick peas served up with. Here is a lamb
Manakish Za’atar Lebanese Flatbread Recipe

Manakish Za’atar Lebanese Flatbread Recipe

Yotam Ottolenghi. On the menu was a fantastic spread of delicious Lebanese mezze from homemade labneh and tabbouleh to baba ghanoush followed by a main course of lamb meatballs in a spinach and yoghurt sauce
Maneesh

Maneesh

Many of you will know that I am strongly influenced by the cookery of Yotam Ottolenghi, and the style of cooking in Sabrina's book reminds me of this
Open Kibbeh

Open Kibbeh

The other day I wrote about one of the books I received as a Christmas present - "Jerusalem", by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi
Sesame, London

Sesame, London

Bringing the vibrant colours and flavours of a bustling Mediterranean market to the door step of Covent Garden, that is what Noam Bar (renowned chef Yotam Ottolenghi’s business partner and ex-boyfriend) has set to do
what's in season: may

what's in season: may

I really should post the amazing Yotam Ottolenghi lamb shawarma recipe from his wonderful book, Jerusalem