Win a meal for two worth £150 at Yotam Ottolenghi's new restaurant, Nopi
Yotam Ottolenghi is a firm favourite with Londoners. Ottolenghi: The Cookbook and Plenty are well-established as kitchen favourites and his four Ottolenghi resturants - in Notting Hill, Islington, Kensington, Belgravia - are much loved by diners.
His new recipe book is Jerusalem, written with Yotam's friend of many years and his head chef at Ottolenghi, Sami Tamimi. The two were born in Jerusalem in the same year, Sami on the Arab east side and Yotam in the Jewish west. Jerusalem celebrates their shared culture and love of food with recipes influenced by the city's Muslim, Jewish, Arab, Christian and Armenian communities, resulting in a dazzling array of flavours using the sort of fresh ingredients typical of a Mediterranean diet.
Recipes include soups (spicy frikkeh soup with meatballs), meat and fish (chicken with caramelized onion and cardamom rice, sea bream with harissa and rose), vegetables and salads (spicy beetroot, leek and walnut salad), pulses and grains (saffron rice with barberries and pistachios), as well as cakes and desserts (clementine and almond syrup cake).
His latest venture is Nopi, a Soho brasserie just round the corner from Foyles' flagship store, serving dishes to share with robust, sunny flavours, typically from the Middle East and Asia.
Courtesy of Ebury Press, we're able to offer a meal for two at Nopi, with food and drink to the value of £150, to one very lucky winner. For your chance to win, simply answer the question below.
CLOSING DATE: MIDNIGHT, WEDNESDAY 26TH SEPTEMBER 2012
When Yotam Ottolenghi came to London in 1997, what was his first job in a restaurant?
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