Otto_Jerusalem_CoverYou’ve probably heard a lot of hype about Jerusalem – the feel-good partnership of the Jewish and Palestinian chef co-writers, proudly embodying gay nerd chic (both are happily settled down, though not with each other), the syncretistic tangle of culinary influences in their recipes.

Well, the hype is right for once.  A week of testing uncovered one swoon-worthy recipe after the next.  If you love pomegranate, tahini, sumac, lemons, you’ll be all set.  But that’s really only just the starting point.

I haven’t actually yet seen how the published review came out, to tell you the absolute truth, because I’ve just hit the paywall on my Boston Globe access.  So let me know if there are any howlers.

Click here to read today’s review of Jerusalem in the Boston Globe.