Type: Simple make ahead

April 26, 2021

Chicken with miso, ginger and lime

This dish is lovely either warm from the oven – served with sticky or basmati rice – or at room temperature. If…

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Slow-cooked chicken with a crisp corn crust

This is a wonderful meal on an autumn day, served with a crisp green salad. The slow-cooked chicken is packed full of…

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Ricotta and oregano meatballs

Using ricotta makes the meatballs super light and fluffy. The dish can be made a day in advance, kept in the fridge,…

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Harissa beef sirloin with pepper and lemon sauce

This is a great dish to feed friends, if you like knowing that all the work which needs doing is done well…

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Lamb arayes with tahini and sumac

Arayes are lamb stuffed flatbreads popular across the Middle East. They’re traditionally made with pitta bread but I’ve used tortillas here. They’re…

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Slow-cooked lamb shoulder with mint and cumin

This is a feast of a meal, served with something like butterbeans – gently mashed with the cooking juices from the lamb…

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Lamb and pistachio patties with sumac yoghurt sauce

These patties are lovely as a snack or as part of a feast at a barbecue. If you want to make them…

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Spiced ‘shepherd’s pie’ with butterbean crust

If lamb siniyah is a Middle Eastern take on the shepherd’s pie, then this is my North African take, with a butterbean…

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Arnold’s roast chicken with caraway and cranberry stuffing

Arnold Rogow was a family friend of Ixta Belfrage, who tested a lot of the Ottolenghi SIMPLE recipes with Esme. Ixta has…

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