Earl Grey Pudding

Earl Grey Pudding

June 18th, 2006 | Category: Puddings and Custards


Here is another interesting version of the Gum Mastic Pudding recipe I posted earlier. This time with Earl Grey... Earl Grey tea leaves added an earthy flavor to the pudding. Next time, I will try with Lapsang Souchong.

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Castroville Artichoke

Castroville Artichoke

June 08th, 2006 | Category: Memoir/Meme/Misc., Restaurants, Vegetarian


It was right after my graduation... Baking Fairy and I were residing at the foggy 22nd and Balboa in San Francisco. I was desperately looking for work, she was still studying... We needed a change, so we decided to take a trip to LA. To make the trip more enjoyable, we decided to take Highway 1. I guess it added a couple of exhausting hours to the ...

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Sunny Sunday at The Mansion

Sunny Sunday at The Mansion

June 05th, 2006 | Category: Friends


It is hot hot hot in İstanbul. Even Ralph had to wear a hat to protect from the sun. Hot, humid, chilly, rainy, foggy, snowy... we (including Ralph) really don't mind at The Mansion. As long as we breathe, we eat. Whatever falls (or shall I say starts to fall) on the ground, Ralph grabs it. Then we discuss the latest trends in dieting. Next thing you know, ...

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