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As usual, I’m late to the party.  I learned about Ottolenghi, the eponymous London restaurant founded by Yotom Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi, from the owner of small bed and breakfast in the Dordogne Valley long, long after everyone else.  I had to go all the way to France to learn about a couple of Israeli cooks who own a lovely food shop in London.  Yet somehow, that seems fitting.  By the time I got up to speed, their second cookbook Plenty had been published and their third, Jerusalem, was on the way.  They cooked in a manner I could instantly relate to – vegetable heavy and calling on the familiar yet exotic flavors of the Mediterranean, Italy and North Africa with a good does of California. I liked it.  A lot.



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