Ottolenghi Test Kitchen: Shelf Love

Ottolenghi Test Kitchen: Shelf Love

Summary

Relaxed, flexible home cooking from Yotam Ottolenghi and his superteam.

Whether they're conjuring up new recipes or cooking for themselves at home, the Ottolenghi Test Kitchen team do what we all do: they raid their kitchens. But then, they turn whatever they find into approachable creations with an 'Ottolenghi' twist.

This instinct is in perfect sync with recent times, when we've all been standing in front of our kitchen shelves, our cupboards and our fridges, wondering what to cook with what we've got; how to put a can of chickpeas or a bag of frozen peas to good use, instead of taking an extra trip to the shops.

For the first time, the team welcome us into their creative space. These dishes pack all the punch and edge we expect from Ottolenghi, but offer more flexibility to make them our own, using what we've got to hand. There's the ultimate guide to creamy dreamy hummus, a one-pan route to confit tandoori chickpeas and a tomato salad that rules them all.

This book is all about feeding ourselves and our families with less stress and less fuss, but with all the 'wow' of an Ottolenghi meal. It's a notebook to scribble on and add to, to take its ethos and absolutely make it your own.

This is how to cook, the OTK way.

Reviews

  • 'Ottolenghi's test kitchen under a railway arch, where he and his team conjure up new recipes, has always felt like my version of Dahl's chocolate factory, and its spirit inhabits Ottolenghi's Instagram account. At a time when everyone and their pug is doing Insta-cookalongs, his is still something special'
    Marina O'Loughlin, Sunday Times

About the authors

Yotam Ottolenghi

Yotam Ottolenghi is the restaurateur and chef-patron of the four London-based Ottolenghi delis, as well as the NOPI and ROVI restaurants. He is the author of eight bestselling and multi-award-winning cookery books. Yotam has been a weekly columnist for the Saturday Guardian for over thirteen years and is a regular contributor to the New York Times. His championing of vegetables, as well as ingredients once seen as 'exotic', has led to what some call 'The Ottolenghi effect'. This is shorthand for the creation of a meal which is full of colour, flavour, bounty and sunshine. Yotam lives in London with his family. www.ottolenghi.co.uk @Ottolenghi
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Noor Murad

Noor Murad is a Bahraini-born chef whose international work experience eventually brought her to the Ottolenghi family in 2016. She developed recipes for the books Falastin and Ottolenghi FLAVOUR, as well as for Ottolenghi's Masterclass series and other online Ottolenghi publications. Her Bahraini roots have a strong influence on her cooking, with Arabic, Persian and Indian flavours making a prominent appearance in her recipes. @noorishbynoor
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Ottolenghi Test Kitchen

The Ottolenghi Test Kitchen was founded by Yotam Ottolenghi and is headed by Noor Murad alongside a collaborative team of chefs, writers, doers and thinkers: Gitai Fisher, Verena Lochmuller, Chaya Maya, Tara Wigley, Claudine Boulstridge, Jens Klotz and Clodagh McKenna. Together they cook, taste, converse and put into writing all the recipes they truly hope will make it onto your tables.
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