Book Club Tuesday: Ottolenghi Simple

Let’s start with something fun — word association! If I say “Ottolenghi” to you what might you say? The word “elegant” may come to mind or “extra” might pop into your head. Most assuredly “ingredients” would be one that most would think of. Yotam Ottolenghi is a person who has changed the way people view food. Difficult to categorize, his style works on the premise that food is all about flavour and unorthodox combinations (prior to receiving Ottolenghi Simple I had made one of his recipes from Continue reading “Book Club Tuesday: Ottolenghi Simple”

Book Club Tuesday: Cravings: Hungry for More

For being completely into cookbooks I’ve never really been too interested in celebrity cookbooks. I think I was always under the impression that these cookbooks leaned more into the celebrity and their celebrity lives with the food being a secondary concern. So I think I surprised myself and those around me when I hardcore fell for Continue reading “Book Club Tuesday: Cravings: Hungry for More”

Book Club Tuesday: Now & Again

There are just some people in life that make you want to be a better person — and not through any kind of cajoling, guilt, or other tactics. They lead by example and advocate. I think that Julia Turshen is one of these rare people who looks at the world and doesn’t complain but tries instead to make the world better. I could start my review of her newest book Now & Again by talking about the recipes or the Continue reading “Book Club Tuesday: Now & Again”