• Curried cauliflower cheese pie – Ottolenghi

    28/05/20224passionfood

    This curried cauliflower cheese pie turned out utterly, incredibly delicious. It’s an amazing vegetarian master piece to impress your friends and family. This recipe is from « OTK : Ottolenghi Test Kitchen – shelf love », new Ottolenghi’s cookbook co-wrote with Noor Murad. They described this pie as a «  molten hot cheese lava », I couldn’t find better words to describe how indulgent, creamy and very delicious this pie is. It’s true that is very easy to prepare, but I have to say that it takes some time. So I decided to make it Friday for lunch as a weekend project. The…

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  • Multi vegetable paella – Ottolenghi

    13/04/20224passionfood

    I made this multi vegetable paella few months ago, and I thought I have to make it again so I can share it with you. Paella is an iconic Spanish dish, there are various types of it depending on each region you are in Spain.But there are three or even five main types of paella :1- “Paella valenciana” as many know the original paella was born in Valencia. Beside rice, this includes differents types of meat such as rabbits, pork, duck…combined with beans, artichokes and other veggies.2- “Paella de Marisco” or seafood paella, my favourite I already shared with you…

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  • Sweetcorn, chipotle & lime soup – Ottolenghi

    09/04/20224passionfood

    Who doesn’t like Mexican food, seriously!! For me it’s one of the richest and delicious cuisine in the world. And this sweetcorn, chipotle and lime Mexican inspired soup is so delicious. I love the combination of sweet, smoky, spicy and sour in this soup, the pillars of Mexican cuisine.Mexican cuisine is known for its use of corn, and guess what I love corn. It’s a versatile veggie, you can make it in endless ways but nothing is better than the simpler things. A grilled corn at the barbecue just brushed with butter and a sprinkle of sea salt, always takes…

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  • Butternut, orange & sage galette – Ottolenghi

    09/03/20224passionfood

    This savoury – sweet butternut, orange and sage galette is incredibly delicious. It has so many layers of flavours, the flaky rich pastry, the mascarpone garlic and shallots cream that serves as a bed for the roasted veggies drizzled with an amazing orange – maple syrup. This recipe is from Ottolenghi’s cookbook « Flavour », it’s clearly one of the best sweet – savoury galette I have made. How to make this sweet – savoury butternut,orange and sage galette ? This galette does take some time to make but the flavours you get worth it. Like all Ottolenghi’s galette recipes « Swiss chard…

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  • Baked mint rice with pomegranate & olive salsa – Ottolenghi

    04/02/20224passionfood

    Look how beautiful is this baked mint rice with pomegranate and olive salsa. It’s not only colourful and flavourful it’s also an easy side dish to make. Ottolenghi said : “that cooking rice PERFECTLY is one of those things that shouldn’t be complicated but can be surprisingly difficult, for some”. And he’s right. If you have never baked rice before, you are about to learn an easy technique that will allow you to have the perfect fluffy rice every time in no time.  How to make this baked mint rice with its pomegranate & olive salsa ? This dish has…

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