A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM CAKE

Finally, the summer is here. As we could not enjoy the spring due to Covid-19, I hope we will be enjoying every moment of summer.  Today I will share the recipe of a delicious cake that will be a perfect companion for the  tea time to be enjoyed during summer afternoons I decorated my cake with…

VEGETABLE PIE (PASTEL DE VERDURAS)

Pastel de Verduras is a very delicious tapas that you can find in local bars or Spanish families’ kitchens. (You can never see it in touristic bars/restaurants) It contains very little amount of oil but loads of vegetables and protein. Not containing any gluten is another bonus of this pie. Besides, you can enjoy it…

DORAYAKİ

As I mentioned in my previous post, I am a big fan of Japanese Tv series and movies. For this recipe, I am inspired by a Japanese movie named as “Sweet Bean”. As there was no possibility of finding Dorayaki here, my only option was making it on my own againJ I used gluten-free flour…

MATCHA TEA BAVARIAN CREAM

Nowadays I am a big fan of Japanese Netflix series about food. Midnight Diner, Samurai Gourmet, Kantaro: The Sweet Tooth Salary Men are some of my favourites.  Matcha Tea Bavarian Cream was the theme of Season 1 / Episode 6 of Kantaro and from the very first moment I see it, a strong urge occurred…

ARTICHOKE WITH PINE NUTS AND BROAD BEANS

Today, I would like to share the recipe of a fusion dish combining Turkish and Spanish cuisines: The flavors of “Girit Usulü Baklalı Enginar- Cretan Style Artichoke with Broad Beans” and “Alcachofas con Piñones y Jamon- Artichokes with Pine Nuts and Ham” will be combined in one plate. Ingredients: (2 pax) 4 fresh artichokes  1…

SHRIMP CURRY WITH COCONUT MILK

As you can easily tell by looking at my blog, I am a big fan of Asian cuisine. Especially the balanced flavor and texture of the recipes created with spices and coconut milk is a feast for my palate.  You can use curry mix from the grocery store for today’s recipe but if you would…

PINA COLADA PUDDING (TROPICAL DREAM)

After a long period of quarantine, all we want is lying on a white sand beach, gazing at the turquoise sea and sipping Pina Colada…Pina Colada, with its coconut and pineapple flavors, resembles us the holiday with a tropical breeze. It was first invented by a Puerto Rican pirate, Roberto Cofresi, on the 19thcentury. It…

FRIED RICE

I served the fried rice with Sesame Chicken.You can access my recipe of the Sesame Chicken at my Instagram account below: Ingredients: – 1 cup rice – 2 eggs – 1/2 purple onion – 1 carrot – ½ broccoli – ½ cup frozen peas – 100 gr  mushroom (Shitake )  – 1 celery stick – Juice…

TACOS DE BARBACOA

Barbacoa is a preparation of meat (usually sheep, goat, or beef) that is steam cooked in an underground oven until very tender and succulent.  A brick-lined oven is dug into the earth and wood is placed at the bottom. A large pot is prepared with a little liquid (usually water and/or pulque with vegetables and aromatic herbs) and…

POIRE BELLE HELENE

For me, the best part of French Cuisine is the desserts and I would like to share the recipe of Poire Belle Helene which was invented by Auguste Escoffier. He is considered as the founder of modern French cuisine and he is inspired by the beautiful Helene of the operetta “La belle Hélène”. This summer,…