"Jerusalem" features flavors from both sides of the city

10/29/2012 | Age (Melbourne, Australia), The

Israeli-born chef and 2012 Worlds of Flavor presenter Yotam Ottolenghi recently released his latest cookbook, "Jerusalem," which he co-authored with Palestinian-born business partner Sami Tamimi. Ottolenghi and Tamimi have enjoyed enormous success with their London eateries and decided to research cuisine from the city they grew up on different sides of. "When we were growing up, there was virtually no food crossover between Jewish and Arabic," Ottolenghi said, but the chefs found multiple similarities between Muslim and Jewish recipes, which are both included in the book.

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Age (Melbourne, Australia), The