Israeli-British chef Yotam Ottolenghi is back with a collection of simple recipes, and home cooks have never been happier. Meanwhile, two professors trace the history of halal food. Anissa Helou paints a colorful portrait of the flavors of North Africa and the Middle East in “Feast.” Dining options in South LA are diversifying with a new all-day cafe. Plus: guavas and cocktails are a match at the market.
Yotam Ottolenghi finds joy in simplicity
From this Episode:
Keeping it ‘Simple’ with Ottolenghi
If the cookbook industry has rock stars, Israeli-British chef Yotam Ottolenghi is probably one of them. His previous books like “Jerusalem” and “Plenty” have earned...
13 min, 29 sec
The history of halal
Rules governing food consumption—separating pure from impure—have always existed in Islam. Febe Armanios is an Associate Professor of History at Middlebury College and Boğaç...
14 min, 14 sec
Food of the Islamic world
Anissa Helou ’s latest cookbook, “Feast: Food of the Islamic World,” paints a colorful portrait of the flavors and culinary traditions of North Africa, the Mediterranean,...
9 min, 18 sec
Coffee and community in Windsor Hills
Ajay Relan and Yonnie Hagos are co-owners of The Parlor, a popular sports bar in West Hollywood. With a successful business under their belts, the two have turned their...
11 min, 6 sec