For January, I cooked through both Jerusalem, by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi, and Family Table by Shaye Elliott. I am not a follower of recipes in general, but when I do follow one, I want to trust that its author knew what he or she was doing. Few cookbooks are written wisely, skillfully, delightfully, and deliver [...]
What: Baby Spinach Salad with Dates & Almonds Where: Jerusalem Who: Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi This is hands-down one of my favorites from Jerusalem. The dates marinate together with the onions in vinegar for a short time. As a result, the onions are mellowed and the dates are slightly softened and take on a [...]
In the kitchen today, I made Shaye Elliott's Paprika and Rosemary Roasted Chicken from her cookbook, Family Table. You can also purchase it from her blog, The Elliott Homestead, here. (Family Table was my cookbook selection for January 2017, in addition to Jerusalem). Shaye grows all her own produce and raises all her own meat. Her cookbook is not fussy. [...]
I was too eager for these both, so I picked two for the month of January. And, Shaye Elliott's Family Table I'll be listing the stand-out recipes from these two cookbooks at the end of January.