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Yotam Ottolenghi’s hummus recipes

Hummus is dead easy to make and I really should make some more often. (Same goes for chimichurri, though I’ve found it harder to get the flavour balance right.) #link

The best homemade cacio e pepe

Experienced some serious Baadher Meinhof with this dish, or the title of it anyway, in 2017. So I’ll have to try making it, won’t I? #link

Some recipes I want to try

Rather than leave them to languish in my ‘Blogfodder’ folder in perpetuity, here’s some links to recipes I fancy giving a go some day. Nearly all are from the Guardian, and most are by Yotam Ottolenghi, but I’m sure you won’t hold that against me. Here goes:


Recipe for impromptu moutabal

My homemade moutabal

Moutabal? For some it’s just baba ghanoush by another name; for others it’s more like hummus but made with aubergine instead of chickpeas. I’m more inclined to the latter, and I made some last Sunday evening just for the heck of it. You should too. You will need:

  • 1 large aubergine
  • Fresh garlic
  • Salt
  • Tahini
  • Lemon juice
  • Pomegranate molasses
  • A blender