December 3, 2019

This is the promised post about yogurt making tips with a lovely pot of yogurt with grilled peaches and figs of course an Ottolenghi recipe where the yogurt is flavored with orange blossom water, drizzled with honey and topped with thyme.

Moving on to the tips;

1. Make...

November 26, 2019

My colleague asked for an easy bread recipe yesterday and this is the first one came to my mind using instant yeast.

This is based on the Jerusalem bread from Honey&co "At Home" cookbook. I adapted the recipe to an almost no knead bread by folding it twice before p...

July 4, 2019

It's the high season of strawberries and I have been busy with making strawberry jam recently. Here is the final recipe for my Strawberry jam with sumac. I experimented with adding mint as well but did not get the taste after all. If I make an other batch I may add min...

July 3, 2019

Malawah Yemeni flat bread made with the addition of butter in the dough and brushing the pastry with extra butter and working it in.

Result is flaky and buttery delicious flat breads which I used as a base for our pulled chicken, “Musakhan” recipe from Milk street:  Tue...

June 24, 2019

Zeytinyagli barbunya, borlotti bean stew, is a a dish that represents summer. My late mother-in-law was known for how good she cooks this dish. I am trying my best to cook as good as her. Maybe a bit more reduced sauce than this photo and I will be there.

This is the re...

May 10, 2019

This is a salad of chopped vegetables mixed with walnut and pomegranate molasses, originated from Gaziantep.

Salad is only as good as the tomatoes and pomegranate molasses that goes in it. Make sure you have the ripest, juiciest tomatoes and best quality pomegranate mol...

April 2, 2019

Even though I like a piece of cake and even a slice of baklava for breakfast once in a while I strongly favor savory food over sweet for breakfast.

Nowadays I tend to skip breakfast at home and get a bite at my office desk because of the early starting office hours. I g...

February 4, 2019

Ezogelin soup is a true comfort food for me that I can cook with a few pantry ingredients under 30 minutes. Perfect for a rainy day or when one of us is feeling under the weather.


1 cup red lentils

1/3 cup bulgur

6 cups water

1 medium onion finely diced

1 tablesp...

October 5, 2018

I don't usually follow a recipe when making this dish but this time it turned out exceptional so I putting this recipe down here to follow next time. I will probably not be following it o the dot but it is good to have some guidelines.


4 aubergines, partly pe...

September 3, 2018

We got my daughter a mobile phone recently and I love texting with her during the day. Couple of days ago she started texting me a list of her favorite food that she would like me to cook or bake. The list started with borlotti beans which is her favorite and continued...

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