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Lemon Loaf

 from London’s Ottolenghi Makes: 1 standard loaf Ingredients 3large eggs1cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar1/2cup sour cream5tablespoons unsalted butter, cubed, plus extra for greasing1tablespoon poppy seedsFinely grated zest of 3 lemons (1 tablespoon)1 1/3cups  all-purpose flour1 1/4teaspoons baking powder1/4teaspoon salt3/4cup  confectioners’ sugar, sifted2tablespoons lemon juice Directions Heat the oven to 325° F. [ ... ]

Rice with Harissa, Dates, and Orange

3 tablespoons olive oil1 onion, finely chopped1/2 teaspoon kosher salt plus more to taste3 cloves garlic, minced1 bay leaf1 tablespoon harissa1 cup basmati rice, rinsed until water runs clear (do not use brown rice)6 medjool dates,  pitted and diced 1 orange, zested and juiced INSTRUCTIONS In a large skillet over high heat, heat the oil until it shimmers. Add [ ... ]