June 2, 2022

We Do Hope with chef Noor Murad

We Do Hope with chef Noor Murad

Bahrain made, New York trained

Noor Murad:
Bahrain made, New York trained

Season 1 | Episode 2
Jessie McDonald and Tilly Reith chat to development chef, food writer, chickpea enthusiast and Queen of Middle Eastern feasts, Noor Murad. Bahraini-born Noor is a chef whose international work experience eventually brought her to the Ottolenghi family.

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What makes Ottolenghi, Ottolenghi? Noor Murad, the Queen of Middle Eastern feasts
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Noor developed recipes for the books ‘Falastin’ and ‘Flavour’, as well as for Ottolenghi’s Masterclass series and other online Ottolenghi publications. Having trained in New York, Noor became one of the creative forces at the heart of the Ottolenghi test kitchen where she’s been working since 2016.

Noor’s Hope In A Hurry

Hopeful Read:
Ammu: Food to Nourish Your Soul, from a Life of Cooking by Asma Khan

Hopeful Watch:
The Sound of Music

Hopeful Listen:
Feel Better Live More — Dr Rangan Chatterjee (Podcast)

Hopeful Anthem:
That’s Life — Frank Sinatra

You can follow Noor on Instagram and Twitter. Her book Shelf Love is available from the Ottolenghi website and OTK: Extra Good Things is available to pre-order now.

The film about Ottolenghi and Amos Trust with Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi that was mentioned in the podcast can be watched here.

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