With 'Falastin,' Chef Sami Tamimi Redefines Palestinian Cuisine

Sami Tamimi, one of the most successful Palestinian chefs in the world and co-owner of the Ottolenghi chain of restaurants in London, presents a fusion of traditional and contemporary cuisine in his latest book. He also explains what his beef is with Israeli chefs

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Sami Tamimi.
Sami Tamimi.Credit: Jenny Zarins / Ebury Press
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Tamimi with Yotam Ottolenghi.Credit: Keiko Oikawa
Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley.Credit: Jenny Zarins
Chilled cucumber and tahini soup with spicy pumpkin seeds.Credit: Jenny Zarins / Ebury Press
Chicken musakhan. From “Falastin,” by Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley, Credit: Jenny Zarins / Ebury Press



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