Here is a dish that melds the best flavors of summer into a robust salad Yotam Ottolenghi calls for cherry tomatoes, but summer’s best tomatoes would also be right at home among the feta, mint and za’atar, the Middle Eastern spice blend Serve it alongside
The British-by-way-of-Jerusalem chef Yotam Ottolenghi cooked this recipe as part of what he called “a Middle Eastern take on a proper English garden party.” He raises high the street-meat ideal of shawarma, resulting in a deeply flavored cut of lamb.
This recipe, from the chef Yotam Ottolenghi, is richly spiced and flavorful, a dish that would pair with almost any grilled or roasted meat Try it sometime with a Sunday roast chicken and a pile of greens, a comforting spread as the weekend slides away.
NYT Cooking: I hesitate even to call this a recipe. Don't think of that sauce-heavy French traditional dish, but rather a quick way of infusing poultry with a liquorish herbal hit of summery freshness. You can marinate it in the fridge all day in advance,
NYT Cooking: For this summery recipe, eggplant is charred on the stove – or, if the weather cooperates, on a grill – and fanned out onto a plate. Drape over it some olive oil and tahini, a deeply flavored tomato mixture and a sprinkle of good salt.