Ottolenghi’s Roasted Butternut Squash with Burnt Aubergine and Pomegranate Molasses


1 large butternut squash
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp green, unsalted pumpkin seeds
1 tbsp sunflower seeds
1 tbsp black sesame seeds
(1 tsp nigella seeds)
10g sliced almonds
basil leaves, to serve
sea salt, freshly ground black pepper… 

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Ottolenghi tomatoes

You’ve got to hand it to Ottolenghi—they know how to do salads.

When it comes to creative salad-making I have the culinary equivalent of writers’ block. I can’t ever get beyond green leaves with halved tomatoes. If I’m feeling particularly adventurous I’ll add some spring onions or some grilled courgettes. Salad making really isn’t my forte though…. 

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