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The SIMPLE gift Box brings you the Simple Ottolenghi’s cookbook and the 10 ingredients we think you might not have in your pantry.
These ingredients are described in SIMPLE as Yotam’s 10 ‘favourite little flavour bombs’ and are used again and again throughout the book.
A quick and easy injection of flavour for anyone who’d like to cook Ottolenghi dishes – simply.
Simple Ottolenghi’s Cookbook -Dried Barberries – Ground Cardamom – Pomegranate Molasses – Tunisian Traditional Harissa – Tahini – Urfa Biber Chile Flakes – Za’atar – Black Garlic – Natural Preserved Lemons – Sumac- gift box
These barberries add a tart complimentary flavor to sweet and savory dishes. It is frequently used in dishes featuring saffron.
Cardamom carries a strong aroma and pungent flavors of lemon, smoke, and mint.
This pomegranate sour paste is a molasses that Yotam Ottolenghi suggests cooking meats in to achieve a sweet flavour.
This Rose Harissa has a slow-burning chilli heat, balanced with sweet smokiness that adds real depth of flavour to any dish. It is one of our signature ingredients and bestsellers, having been developed from a secret recipe back in 1995. The name Harissa comes from the Arabic harasa, meaning ‘to pound’ or ‘break into pieces’. It is not far from a straight translation of the Italian pestare, to ‘pound’ or ‘crush’ – which is where we get the word ‘pesto’ from.
An excellent condiment with hor d’oeuvres and meals.
Urfa Biber is a Turkish chile that will add a fruity, smoke to your dish. Notes of tobacco and chocolate build, as does the heat.
An authentic Middle Eastern mix of herbs and spices, featuring sumac, thyme, oregano, sesame seeds and salt. This blend is ideal for marinades, rubs, and spreads.
Featuring a molasses-like richness, black garlic is both sweet and savory with tangy undertones. Similar to a soft dried fruit, this black garlic has a dense supple texture that can be sliced or spread.
Lemons are salted and then pickled in their own juices, creating the perfect addition to a number of recipes.
With a flavor reminiscent of citrus or dried unripe grapes, Sumac is a spice made from the ground dried berries of the Sumac shrub.
In Ottolenghi Simple, powerhouse author and chef Yotam Ottolenghi presents 130 streamlined recipes packed with his signature Middle Eastern–inspired flavors, all simple in at least (and often more than) one way: made in 30 minutes or less, with 10 or fewer ingredients, in a single pot, using pantry staples, or prepared ahead of time for brilliantly, deliciously simple meals.