Cabbage with Ginger Cream and Chilli Oil by Yotam Ottolenghi

The other brilliant dish I tried from “Yotam Ottolenghi’s fusion feast” column in The Guardian. Continue reading “Cabbage with Ginger Cream and Chilli Oil by Yotam Ottolenghi”

‘Caponata’ with Silken Tofu by Yotam Ottolenghi

His recipe column in The Guardian recently had some experimental fusion dishes under the moniker “Yotam Ottolenghi’s fusion feast”, so what did I do: I combined elements of two of these dishes… Continue reading “‘Caponata’ with Silken Tofu by Yotam Ottolenghi”

​Aromatic Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes and Roast Cabbage with Tarragon and Pecorino by Yotam Ottolenghi

This time an Ottolenghi double bill from his Simple cookbook…

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Soba noodle salad with Lime, Cardamom and Avocado by Ottolenghi​

Yotam Ottolenghi never ceases to amaze with recipes whereby just 1 ingredient makes a total difference. Continue reading “Soba noodle salad with Lime, Cardamom and Avocado by Ottolenghi​”

Mustardy Cauliflower Cheese by Yotam Ottolenghi

For her birthday Chantal got Ottolenghi’s latest cookbook, Simple. We already have quite a few recipes that we want to try out. Continue reading “Mustardy Cauliflower Cheese by Yotam Ottolenghi”

Brussels Sprouts Risotto by Ottolenghi

To our pleasant surprise, our son announced a couple of weeks ago that he wanted to cook dinner for all of us.

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Quinoa Porridge with Grilled Tomatoes and Herb Oil

Final recipe from our week trying out Ottolenghi’s Plenty More cookbook!

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Lentil and Root Vegetable Mash with Wine-Braised Shallots

Potato based stews are definitely a staple in Dutch cuisine (curly kale, endive and sauerkraut are the most popular), but this stew made with root vegetables, lentils. The boozy shallots/gravy is absolutely incredible too. A must try winter dish!  Continue reading “Lentil and Root Vegetable Mash with Wine-Braised Shallots”

Sweet Potato Gratin

This recipe from the Plenty More cookbook is based on a dish from Danielle Postma, a South African chef who worked with Ottolenghi in the UK.

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Grilled Pasta with Feta

This dish from the Plenty More cookbook is a variation on “Baked Ziti“, the classic Italian-American oven dish.

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Tagliatelle with Walnuts and Lemon

We took Yotam Ottolenghi’s Plenty More cookbook from the bookshelf and in no time we found several vegetarian recipes to give a try.

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Lemon and Aubergine Risotto by Ottolenghi

Aubergine 2 ways: crispy fried cubes on top and smoky grilled flesh in a zesty lemon risotto…
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