By Yotam Ottolengih and Sami Tamimiz
Ten Speed Press, 2012
My favorite cookbook of 2011 was Plenty. Jerusalem is the much anticipated second cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi. In this book he collaborates with his business partner Sami Tamimi. Jerusalem contains the comfort foods of their childhoods growing up in Jerusalem, one Jewish and one Palestinian, and looks at how food unites a divided city. I’m excited about the recipes and my copy is already overflowing with post-its. There is also beautiful photography of the food and the city.