Monthly Archives: June 2012

Cold Rice Salad and Virtual Baby Shower for Shelley

When Shelley, my blogger friend at Franish Nonspeaker, announced that she was expecting a little one, I was very excited for her and also I got into the mood for a  baby shower. This has just become a reflex for me recently. Over the years, I have been so involved with babyshowers and good friends… Read On

Just Stuff It

I will let you in on a little secret about Turks:We like to stuff! As soon as we realize that we can dig up a hole in any vegetable, we stuff it. You name the stuffing: rice, bulgur, meat, cheese…mixed or all alone… I have watched my grandma stuffing zucchinis, eggplants, tomatoes, onions, bell peppers,… Read On

Spreading on the Summer … Fava Beans

Cooking during summer does not get complicated in this house like the winter feasts: Fire up the grill and slap a fish or skewers loaded with meat on it: (featuring our favorite fish to grill, Pompano) Bring out the cold beer: Have friends bring delicious side dishes: (Anitha’s red quinoa stuffed portabella mushrooms, not pictured:… Read On

Tahini Bread

It is so nice to be back into the kitchen, making dough, cleaning my house and filling up my fridge. I can not believe I had only cereal and milk for almost ten days in the house! I decided to get a good start in June with this Tahini Bread. We use tahini often in… Read On