Istanbul can be addictive, and I am addicted to its infinite dining options and regional foodstuffs. Delicious, fresh, vibrant, bold, hip, yet subtle. Beneath the shadow of Istanbul's Galata Bridge, one of the lively areas with a hustle all around, I could see many local taverns serving fresh fish and salads. Exploring the local taste … Continue reading Imam Bayildi
There is a common feature of people in general who live abroad; that is to hang around in cafes, shopping malls, pubs and clubs. This is because as and when you land in a new country you barely know anyone. Sometimes when I think about it, it gives me a strange feeling, these group of people … Continue reading Penne Pasta with Tomato Sauce and Garlic Grilled Chicken
Its that time of the year again, when shops, supermarket, and hypermarkets in particular, wear a festive look with colourful posters, banners, and irresistable offers and dispalys of various items and you know ramadan is round the corner and once Ramadan sets it can Eid be far behind. Here I bring you quick lip smacking Ramadan … Continue reading FALAFEL- My Turkish Falafel, yumminess that cannot be resisted!
LUKAIMAT- A quintessential of Ramadan This one is damn funny. I was looking around for Indian sweets, a month or two after my arrival in Bahrain for the first time. In those days, there wasn't any Indian sweet shop nearby my area. Haldiram’s packed tin sweets were not available in all super markets. I was … Continue reading LUKAIMAT- Ramadan Special
LIGHT VEGGIE MEDITERRANEAN PASTA If given a choice of pasta with meat or veggie, I would prefer a veggie one. I am not a big fan of saucy pasta, but this kind of light pasta delights me more. This zucchini, mushroom fettuccini pasta is a very simple, tossed with fresh veggies, herbs, lemon, lemon … Continue reading VEGGIE MEDITERRANEAN PASTA
REVANI - Another Turkish Delight Last year my turkey visit was full of foodventures. So many different variations of the same dish which I have been having in the Middle East for so long now. One of which is this amazingly delicious semolina cake called “REVANI”, such a beautiful name, as beautiful as the Turkish … Continue reading REVANI( Spongy Semolina Turkish cake)