Mee goreng

mee goreng

While Yotam Ottolenghi is predominantly known for his Mediterranean and Middle Eastern flavours, he also does some pretty good Asian dishes too. One of our favourites is a vegetarian Malay dish (again from Plenty) called mee goreng.

It’s a noodle dish, flavoured with coriander, cumin and a chilli paste called sambal oelek. A couple of years ago the husband and I would buy up jars of the stuff whenever we saw them, but it seems to be more widely available now. Continue reading

Yotam’s multi-vegetable paella


I love Yotam Ottolenghi’s vegetarian cookbook Plenty. Flicking through the pages takes you off to warmer climes. So, if you’re in the mood for bringing a little bit of sunshine to your dinner table on a cold winter’s day, his multi-veg paella certainly hits the spot. Continue reading