Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley

A Love Letter to Food

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Mon 11th May 2020 Start Time: 6:00 pm End Time: 7:00 pm

Bear Pit Theatre


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A delicious immersion into the food of the Middle East. Sami Tamimi is a chef and restauranteur, and was head chef of Lilith, one of the top restaurants in Tel Aviv. Since moving to London he has partnered with Yotam Ottolenghi and Noam Bar to set up Ottolenghi in Notting Hill. He is also is co-author of two bestselling cookbooks: Ottolenghi: The Cookbook and Jerusalem: A Cookbook. Tara Wigley has been writing in collaboration with Ottolenghi since 2011 including working with him on Ottolenghi SIMPLE. Sami and Tara’s cookbook, Falastin, is ‘an evocative collection of over 110 unforgettable recipes and stories’ and ‘a love letter to Palestine’, and they will be demonstrating a recipe from the collection.

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