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Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: The way to entice people into cooking is to cook delicious things. The way to entice people into cooking is to cook delicious things.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: I have yet to meet a carnivore who doesn't love a sausage roll. I have yet to meet a carnivore who doesn't love a sausage roll.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Gooseberries aren't just for creamy desserts and pies. Gooseberries aren't just for creamy desserts and pies.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Orange blossom water would make a magical addition to your store cupboard. Orange blossom water would make a magical addition to your store cupboard.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Brussels sprouts are really quite versatile. Brussels sprouts are really quite versatile.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: How can something that's 95% water be so divisive? Alone among vegetables, the poor, innocent stick of celery elicits the most vicious attacks. How can something that's 95% water be so divisive? Alone among vegetables, the poor, innocent stick of celery elicits the most vicious attacks.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: The combination of lentils with rice or bulgur is the absolute height of Levantine comfort food. I could eat it every day. The combination of lentils with rice or bulgur is the absolute height of Levantine comfort food. I could eat it every day.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Just-poached vegetables show off their natural attributes and taste fresh and light in a way you never get with roasting or frying. Just-poached vegetables show off their natural attributes and taste fresh and light in a way you never get with roasting or frying.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: The moment to tell my barber I was gay just never came up. The moment to tell my barber I was gay just never came up.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: The smells of slow cooking spread around the house and impart a unique warmth matched only by the flavour of the food. The smells of slow cooking spread around the house and impart a unique warmth matched only by the flavour of the food.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: On many occasions, an informal buffet and casual seating offer a little more intimacy than a loud gathering around a big table. On many occasions, an informal buffet and casual seating offer a little more intimacy than a loud gathering around a big table.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Amaranth, the world's most nutritious grain, is available from health food stores. Amaranth, the world's most nutritious grain, is available from health food stores.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: When it comes to the battle of the molluscs, cephalopods win tentacles down. When it comes to the battle of the molluscs, cephalopods win tentacles down.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Cobnuts have a fresher flavour than any other nut I know of and go very well with autumnal fruit and light cheeses. Cobnuts have a fresher flavour than any other nut I know of and go very well with autumnal fruit and light cheeses.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Vegetarian and frugal it may be, but the chickpea is one of the most versatile ingredients you could keep in your cupboards. Vegetarian and frugal it may be, but the chickpea is one of the most versatile ingredients you could keep in your cupboards.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Taleggio is the perfect cheese to melt over a warm dish. Taleggio is the perfect cheese to melt over a warm dish.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Date syrup is a natural sweetener that has wonderful richness and treacly depth; I drizzle it over semolina porridge. Date syrup is a natural sweetener that has wonderful richness and treacly depth; I drizzle it over semolina porridge.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: A quick shallow fry is a great way to transform leftovers, and no more so than in the case of risotto. A quick shallow fry is a great way to transform leftovers, and no more so than in the case of risotto.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: I can't stand recipes that don't have background. I can't stand recipes that don't have background.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Souffles don't deserve their reputation as potential disasters. Souffles don't deserve their reputation as potential disasters.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Urfa chillies are a Turkish variety that are mild on heat but big on aroma. They're sweet, smoky, a lovely dark red, and go with just about anything. Urfa chillies are a Turkish variety that are mild on heat but big on aroma. They're sweet, smoky, a lovely dark red, and go with just about anything.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: If I must choose between healthy and tasty, I go for the second: having only one life to waste, it might as well be a pleasurable one. If I must choose between healthy and tasty, I go for the second: having only one life to waste, it might as well be a pleasurable one.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Herbs deserve to be used much more liberally. Herbs deserve to be used much more liberally.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: You don't need a machine to make pasta: a rolling pin and a fast hand can create a smooth, if thick, sheet. You don't need a machine to make pasta: a rolling pin and a fast hand can create a smooth, if thick, sheet.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Many ingredients are called 'earthy,' but none comes as close to fitting the bill as buckwheat. I'm mildly obsessed with the stuff. Many ingredients are called 'earthy,' but none comes as close to fitting the bill as buckwheat. I'm mildly obsessed with the stuff.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: It's hard to beat the rough texture of steel-cut oats, with their slight resistance against the teeth. It's hard to beat the rough texture of steel-cut oats, with their slight resistance against the teeth.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Swiss chard is undervalued in Britain. It's a great substitute for spinach and keeps its shape well. Swiss chard is undervalued in Britain. It's a great substitute for spinach and keeps its shape well.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Call me tacky, but I love the union of sweet and sour, even in some now-unloved Oriental dishes incorporating pineapple and ketchup. Call me tacky, but I love the union of sweet and sour, even in some now-unloved Oriental dishes incorporating pineapple and ketchup.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: The combination of olive oil, garlic and lemon juice lifts the spirits in winter. The combination of olive oil, garlic and lemon juice lifts the spirits in winter.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Jerusalem artichokes have a great affinity with nuts. I love them with chopped walnuts or almonds, lemon juice, garlic, herbs and plenty of olive oil. Jerusalem artichokes have a great affinity with nuts. I love them with chopped walnuts or almonds, lemon juice, garlic, herbs and plenty of olive oil.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Manouri is a Greek ewes' milk cheese that's light in colour and texture. It's fresh and milky, and goes well with other subtle flavours. Manouri is a Greek ewes' milk cheese that's light in colour and texture. It's fresh and milky, and goes well with other subtle flavours.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: It's well worth making your own harissa, but there are some very good commercial varieties. It's well worth making your own harissa, but there are some very good commercial varieties.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: I have to admit that I can't take a whole fig and eat it on its own as I would a peach or mango. It's just too much. I have to admit that I can't take a whole fig and eat it on its own as I would a peach or mango. It's just too much.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Tagliatelle comes from the word tagliare, meaning 'to cut.' Tagliolini are simply thinly cut tagliatelle. Tagliatelle comes from the word tagliare, meaning 'to cut.' Tagliolini are simply thinly cut tagliatelle.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Lebanese mezze, Cantonese dim sum and Basque pinchos have all evolved over years and are designed to make sense together. Lebanese mezze, Cantonese dim sum and Basque pinchos have all evolved over years and are designed to make sense together.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: The unlikely combination of potatoes and pasta does appear in some Italian recipes. The unlikely combination of potatoes and pasta does appear in some Italian recipes.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Long-, medium- and short-grain rices differ in the amount and type of starch they have. Long-, medium- and short-grain rices differ in the amount and type of starch they have.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Sweet potatoes are ideal for lazy days: just bake, then mash and mix with yogurt, butter or olive oil. Sweet potatoes are ideal for lazy days: just bake, then mash and mix with yogurt, butter or olive oil.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Greek yogurt with some olive oil stirred in can transform many dishes. Greek yogurt with some olive oil stirred in can transform many dishes.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: The tang of tamarind is a great way both to flavour and lighten up slow-cooked savoury dishes. The tang of tamarind is a great way both to flavour and lighten up slow-cooked savoury dishes.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Rice and vermicelli is a common combination in Arab and Turkish cooking - it has a lighter texture than rice on its own. Rice and vermicelli is a common combination in Arab and Turkish cooking - it has a lighter texture than rice on its own.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Chipotles, which are dried jalapeno peppers, give out a terrific smoky flavour - they're warm, earthy and usually not too spicy. Chipotles, which are dried jalapeno peppers, give out a terrific smoky flavour - they're warm, earthy and usually not too spicy.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: For my money, celery hasn't got a mean bit of fibre in its body, and we all need to start being much nicer to it. For my money, celery hasn't got a mean bit of fibre in its body, and we all need to start being much nicer to it.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Miso makes a soup loaded with flavour that saves you the hassle of making stock. Miso makes a soup loaded with flavour that saves you the hassle of making stock.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Almost every culture has its own variation on chicken soup, and rightly so - it's one of the most gratifying dishes on the face of the Earth. Almost every culture has its own variation on chicken soup, and rightly so - it's one of the most gratifying dishes on the face of the Earth.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Some heat, some spice and plenty of citrus are the building blocks of many North African fish dishes. Some heat, some spice and plenty of citrus are the building blocks of many North African fish dishes.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Most men say they can cook pasta, but I think you should find a little bit of an unusual angle on your pasta and make that your signature dish. Most men say they can cook pasta, but I think you should find a little bit of an unusual angle on your pasta and make that your signature dish.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Steaming maintains some of the aubergine flesh's texture, which doesn't happen if you cook it in any other way. Steaming maintains some of the aubergine flesh's texture, which doesn't happen if you cook it in any other way.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: In certain European cuisines, vegetables are cooked a long time. I take the term 'al dente' and use it for vegetables. In certain European cuisines, vegetables are cooked a long time. I take the term 'al dente' and use it for vegetables.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: There used to be a time - it isn't so much the case now - that vegetarianism was some kind of religion, and either you belong or you don't belong. There used to be a time - it isn't so much the case now - that vegetarianism was some kind of religion, and either you belong or you don't belong.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Apart from its famous healing properties, manuka has a strong, woody flavour. Apart from its famous healing properties, manuka has a strong, woody flavour.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Vegetarians in general don't like me. Vegetarians in general don't like me.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: I like to add something unusual to a dish. I like to add something unusual to a dish.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Middle Eastern cuisine has the same depth of ingredients and processes as other cuisines. They just haven't had as much exposure. Middle Eastern cuisine has the same depth of ingredients and processes as other cuisines. They just haven't had as much exposure.
Yotam Ottolenghi quotes: Brunch, for me, is an extended breakfast that should be enjoyed whenever you have time properly to engage in cooking and eating. Brunch, for me, is an extended breakfast that should be enjoyed whenever you have time properly to engage in cooking and eating.