Monthly Archives: January 2013

The World’s Greatest Gratin

On a cold cold night, what you really want to do is cancel your plans, curl up on the couch under one–maybe two– blankets, some reality TV and this incredible potato gratin made with roasted shallots, spinach and sharp cheddar. … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Fattoush Salad

I love the concept of a Middle Eastern fattouch salad, it’s got plenty of crunchy veggies in it, plus the ultimate arab crouton–toasted pita chips! This is another recipe from the Ottolenghi Jerusalem cookbook but I only used the recipe … Continue reading

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Crispy Tomato and Onion Couscous

Another killer recipe from Ottolenghi’s Jerusalem cookbook. Couscous is mad delicious in any form, but this dish is extra yummy because it combines the fluffiness of couscous with a hint of some crispy crunchiness too. It’s an excellent side-dish to … Continue reading

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Ottolenghi’s Orange Saffron Chicken and Fennel Salad

So I’ve still not fully recovered from my mandolin accident, but I’ve definitely started cooking again. With a┬ávengeance! One of the best gifts I got for Christmas–from my boyfriend’s dad– was the new Yotam Ottolenghi cookbook called Jerusalem. It’s incredible! … Continue reading

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Thai Green Chicken Curry (this is how I make it…)

Took a bit of a hiatus from the blog over Christmas because, well, it was Christmas and I did a lot more eating than cooking. Then, this past week was a bit of a nightmare beginning with when I sliced … Continue reading

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