East is feast: the chefs fusing Levantine cuisine with a melting pot of global culinary staples

East is feast: the chefs fusing Levantine cuisine with a melting pot of global culinary staples

Ever since the likes of Yotam Ottolenghi put modern Jerusalem on a plate in the early 2000s, Levantine cuisine has been on the rise. We’ve spotted a number of creative kitchens taking the next natural step: cross-pollinating the flavours of the Levant with the cuisines of other cultures, from Bangkok to the Black Forest. Here are some of our finds.
      
Photography: John Short. Food styling: Peta O’Brien. As originally featured in the October 2017 issue of Wallpaper* (W*223)

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