October 22nd, 2017


In a moment of synchronicity, my daughter is going vegan and I got an email from my local bookshop, Locust Valley Bookstore, announcing the new Ottolenghi cookbook, Sweet. I’ve been meaning to pick up one of the London chef’s cookbooks and the time is now—the vegetarian recipes are said to be delicious.

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  • We must go to Ottolenghi next time you’re here. It’s my absolute fave!

    DisneyrollergirlOctober 22nd, 2017  8:41 AM

  • My favorite cookbooks!! In Jerusalem you must prepare the Chermoula Eggplant With Bulgur and Yogurt— it is to die for!!!!

    Helene DamerisOctober 22nd, 2017  8:42 AM

  • I am a huge fan of his restaurant in Islington as well as his cookbooks. A lentil salad recipe with roasted tomatoes & blue cheese (you can leave this out for your daughter) is a particular favourite. Enjoy!

    BeaOctober 22nd, 2017  8:54 AM

  • I truly enjoy these books and cook from them all of the time. There was a recent profile of Yotam Ottolenghi in the Financial Times (looks like a great house). I enjoyed the article because it captured the essence of what I enjoy about these cookbooks. Another favorite is Nigel Slater – the “Tender” series features recipes centered upon fruits and vegetables. In my opinion they are gorgeous volumes from a visually appealing viewpoint; great font, etc. Enjoy!

    Tracey StocktonOctober 22nd, 2017  9:36 AM

  • We ate at his restaurant in London on our last trip there and it was fantastic. I do have a few of his cookbooks, but haven’t really used them yet – good motivation to begin.

    KathyOctober 22nd, 2017  9:39 AM

  • the most delicious and beautiful cookbooks!

    mathildeOctober 22nd, 2017  10:30 AM

  • His books are the best!

    KerryOctober 22nd, 2017  11:19 AM

  • I’m like Kathy, I’ve been gifted two of his cookbooks and haven’t tried a thing (!) because although I think I’m a pretty good cook they seem intimidating….will have to try again.

    SueMOctober 22nd, 2017  1:12 PM

  • I just baked the beet and ginger cake (fabulous!) recipe. It was featured on davidlebovitz com blog.

    KimOctober 22nd, 2017  2:14 PM

  • They are beautiful recipes, but unfortunately not vegan.

    JudyOctober 24th, 2017  4:41 AM


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