How to Make Perfectly Smooth Hummus, add baking soda to the water when cooking the chickpeas, and then saute the chickpeas in baking soda. The pH of the baking soda breaks down the chickpeas making the hummus super smooth!
A tart, deep-red spice, is a key ingredient for this well ballenced Yotam Ottolenghi Salad Recipe. The pita and almonds are cooked for a few minutes on the stovetop, but that is the only heat required.
Kofta b’siniyah – lamb and beef meatballs (Ottolenghi recipe)
Pistachio and rosewater meringues
Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi of London-based restaurant and deli Ottolenghi (ottolenghi.co.uk) say the secret to their famous meringues is a good freestanding electric mixer. Making them by hand is out of the question (your arm muscles would never cope) and using a handheld electric mixer is not practical – the mixture gets too firm for most machines. They recommend heating the sugar to help it cook the egg white as the meringue is being beaten, this gives a stable mixture.