Lemony globe artichokes

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By Yotam Ottolenghi

Published 2010

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This is a majestic dish, perfect for starting off a light summer’s supper. Eat it warm or at room temperature, on its own or with some good mayonnaise.


  • 4 medium globe artichokes
  • 4 lemons, halved
  • 50 g dill (leav


Trim off the artichoke stalks close to the base, so that later they can sit flat in the pan. Tear off and discard the thick outer leaves, then use a small sharp knife to trim and tidy the base. Cut each artichoke vertically in half. Remove and discard the hairy choke and some of the internal purple leaves, to create a cavity in the heart of the artichoke. Rub all the cut surfaces immediately wi