Recipes from Falastin

A soulful tour of Palestinian cooking today from the Ottolenghi restaurants’ executive chef and partner—120 recipes shaped by his personal story as well as the history of Palestine.

From refugee-camp cooks to the home kitchens of Gaza and the mill of a master tahini maker, Tamimi teases out the vestiges of an ancient culinary tradition as he records the derivations of a dynamic cuisine and people in more than 130 transporting photographs and 120 recipes.

A ceramic baking dish filled with baked kofta -- meatballs on top of eggplant slices, all covered in tomato sauce.

Baked Kofta

Warm spices, rich kofta ground beef patties, and a luscious tomato sauce gives this recipe undeniable appeal.

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  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 2
Pieces of sheet pan roast chicken with za'atar with onion wedges, halved garlic heads, and lemon slices.

Sheet Pan Roast Chicken with Za’atar

The beguiling taste and aroma of za’atar lends intrigue to this anything-but-ordinary sheet pan chicken supper. (Did we mention how simple it is?!)

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 2