The Palomar Cookbook: Modern Israeli Cuisine
By Layo Paskin and Tomer Amedi
“What has brought such pleasure in the restaurant is our play on associations and memories, our rootedness in land and history and our encounters with the new and modern, and we want you to have fun in the same way at home, too. We converge at an irreverent meeting point between the very best of our collective cultures and we invite you, our home cooks, to join us there.”
-from the Introduction
The Palomar Cookbook: Modern Israeli Cuisine (Clarkson Potter | March 21, 2017 | $35.00 | Hardcover) allows home cooks to experience this acclaimed restaurant in new ways from the comfort of their own kitchens. With chapters featuring everything from shareable mezze to dessert, The Palomar’s innovative dishes explore delicious ingredients like za’atar, labneh, pomegranate syrup, and tahini. These diverse flavors come alive in recipes such as:
- THE MEAL BEFORE THE MEAL: Baba Ganoush; Carrot & Fennel with Harissa & Cured Lemon; Beet Carpaccio with a Lentil Tuile
- RAW BEGINNINGS: Scallop Tartare with Middle Eastern Gazpacho; Cured Mackerel Fricassee; Fattoush Salad
- THE MAIN ACT: Cauliflower Steak with Labneh & Grated Tomatoes; Shakshukit; Pork Belly with Ras el Hanout, Dried Fruits & Israeli Couscous
- THE PASTRY ROOM: Tahini Ice Cream with Cardamom Crème Anglaise, Filo Tuile & Fig Brûlée; Honey Cake; Date Roulade
With 100 modern Israeli recipes and lively photographs, as well as an illustrated cocktail section from Marco Torre, The Palomar Cookbook will inspire lovers of Israeli cuisine and the UK food scene alike to cook dishes that are beautiful to look at and delicious to eat.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
LAYO PASKIN is the creative director of The Palomar, and TOMER AMEDI is the chef. THE PALOMAR was named Best Restaurant by GQ UK, Restaurant of the Year by Tatler, and one of the best restaurants of the year by The Financial Times and others that year. In 2015, it was named Best Restaurant by the Observer Food Monthly Awards. It is situated in the heart of Theatreland and Soho in London.