ISBN: 978-1607743941

Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Yamimi’s book Jerusalem is a cookbook full of new meal choices for any appetite. This book features over 120 different recipes showcasing the variety of foods available throughout Jerusalem. These foods feature a variety of styles as well as a variety of different spices and flavors. For the many people around the world who have visited or lived in Jerusalem this is a cookbook full of some of their favorite dishes. It will help to inspire new flavors and new variety throughout anyone’s cooking routine.


What You’ll Learn

Cooking styles and flavors vary from one region to the next and also from one person to the next. This recipe book contains a variety of choices that are present in different cultures including Muslim, Jewish and Christian. Both of the authors grew up in Jerusalem though they grew up in different areas of the city. They grew up in different backgrounds and slightly different cultures however the recipes that their families shared were still very similar in some ways. This cookbook explores the recipes of both sides of the city from the points of view of an Arabic individual and a Jewish one with recipes from each culture.


Ottolenghi has a variety of restaurants as well as cookbooks and Tamimi has a variety of personal recipes to share as well. This cookbook provides recipes for absolutely every course of your meal from the main dish to vegetables and desserts. It features anything that a budding chef could want as well as recipes for those who have been cooking their own formal and family oriented dishes for years. This book is not the first of either chef however it is a very personal one for both.


New recipes can be the best thing for any family and these recipes are guaranteed to interest anyone. They have a variety of levels of difficulty as well as a variety of different types of meats and seafood’s to interest any palate. The entire meal will be course after course of new flavors and new spices for the entire family to enjoy for years to come. With 120 recipes you will have something new to try for months to come. If you choose to create an entire meal from this book you’ll still have more than a month worth of brand new full-course Jerusalem meals to try out with your entire family.

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  • Abby Clare
    November 14, 2013 at 11:51 pm

    I love trying new recipes and I’ve been on a new thing where I love trying new styles of food as well. So this book full of recipes from Jerusalem seemed like an excellent one for me to try. Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi have definitely outdone themselves here. The recipes I’ve tried all have a lot of flavor and they all look great too. Not only that but they don’t take me hours to make or a lot of complicated ingredients like so many cookbooks. Instead, I find myself turning to this book even when I don’t have a lot of time to make dinner.

  • Angie Randall
    November 14, 2013 at 11:51 pm

    Jerusalem by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi is a cookbook for anyone looking to branch out and try some new recipes. There are so many amazing dishes in this book that I just couldn’t stop trying them all. I’m only partway through them but I know that I’m going to create all of them. Everything from main courses to veggies to desserts is in this book. 120 recipes in all and I’m just going to have to make each one for myself and my family. We’ve loved everything so far so I know we’ll love the rest of them as well. I definitely recommend this book with its amazing flavors.

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