*Winners of the Jeremy Round Award for Best First Food Book at the Guild of Food Writers Awards*
*Fortnum & Mason Food & Drink Awards Cookery Book of the Year 2015*
*Sunday Times Food Book of the Year 2014*
'Middle Eastern Cooking at its most inspiring. Brilliantly useful and exquisitely designed.' BBC Good Food Magazine
*Best Newcomer in the Observer Food Monthly Awards 2013*
This is our food, this is our restaurant - fresh fruit and vegetables, wild honey, big bunches of herbs, crunchy salads, smoky lamb, bread straight from the oven, old-fashioned stews, Middle Eastern traditions, falafel, dips, and plenty of tahini on everything.
Squeeze in, grab a chair, ignore or enjoy the noise, the buzz, and tuck in. Leave room for dessert - cheesecake, a marzipan cookie with a Turkish coffee. Let us look after you - welcome to Honey & Co.
Mezze; Fresh Salads; Light Dinners; Balls & stuff; Slow cooked; Veggie; Dessert; Drinks
Middle Eastern cookbooks abound, but this debut stands out by mixing its Israeli authors' native cooking traditions with modern techniques and fresh surprises. Srulovich and Packer are a married couple who met in Israel before working at the famed Ottolenghi in London and moving on to open their own eatery, the titular Honey & Co. Various spice mixes and pastes, along with preserved lemons, form a flavor foundation for dishes such as lamb shawarma and Israeli couscous with peas, mint, and goat cheese. Breads play an important role, as the restaurant prepares three to four fresh types daily, from flat pita slabs to spongy round loaves of potato bread. There are the staple recipes one would expect for layering with falafel and spit-roasted meats hummus, yes, and pickles but also more unexpected combinations such as beets and plums in a rose and walnut dressing, and mushroom and cumin sfiha (a pizza-like pie). Inventive desserts such as feta and honey cheesecake carry the sense of wonder through to the final course. Personal storytelling and naturalistic imagery lend a distinct voice to this strong, appealing recipe collection. Color photos.
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Honey & Co
Very well written. Easy to follow. Interesting recipes.