Monthly Archives: March 2012

Getting obsessed with “No Butter” trials… Fig Cake…

Due to being on this healthy kick but not actually making it to the gym at all for the past eight months, I have decided to expand my repertoire of “no butter” cakes to make up for the lost gym time. Since I made the No Butter Apple Cake back in May (and several times… Read On

Spring Fever and Chilled Yogurt Cucumber Soup (Cacık)

Hi there! I lost myself in conferences, deadlines and laundry piles since we got back from Turkey…. And meanwhile…Hello Spring! When did you get here? Apparently, I not only forgot to cook but also to look out the window to see the blooming trees,  my rosemary’s new offshoots (that plant is still alive after three… Read On

Walking Around the Spice Bazaar…

Let’s walk from Yeni Camii (New Mosque) to Spice Bazaar and to the outdoor garden and pet shops around it. Do I need to say more words? The pulse of Eminonu…Enjoy!            

Turkish Wedding Soup

We are back from a week-long family visit in Turkey. The reason for this short visit in the middle of February was to celebrate my little brother’s engagement. There is no need to miss out on the fun just because I am living miles and miles away. Right? In Turkey, when a couple decides to get… Read On