Chocolate Chip M&M Cookies

Chocolate Chip M&M Cookies

October 23rd, 2006 | Category: Chocolate, Cookies


I like personalized things. Be it an apron or napkins with initials OR a candy with your blog's name on it! I can see the envy in your eye, fellow blogger! Well , let me tell you... It was not very easy to get. Especially when your blog's name sounds like a real cafe. Upon my order, a customer representative from M&M emailed me a very long and detailed ...

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Pure by Cuppa @ Harvey Nichols

Pure by Cuppa @ Harvey Nichols

October 16th, 2006 | Category: Memoir/Meme/Misc.


A couple of months ago, Turkey's first open-air mall opened in İstanbul: Kanyon. Besides its unusual architecture, the main attraction of the mall (for me at least) was some of the new brands that entered the Turkish market. Among these, I was extremely happy with Haagen Dazs and Wagamama. Although the traffic from home or office to the mall is a bitch, it didn't matter. There was ...

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5 Things to Eat Before You Die

5 Things to Eat Before You Die

October 05th, 2006 | Category: Memoir/Meme/Misc.


Melissa at The Traveler's Lunchbox started a project in August, asking fellow bloggers to name 5 things to eat before they die. Brilliant idea. To be honest, as a list maniac, I am surprised to realize that I haven't made such a list yet (at least in my mind)! A million things popped up in my mind. However, it took me only a minute to come up with the ...

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Chocolate Desserts by Pierre Herme

Chocolate Desserts by Pierre Herme

October 01st, 2006 | Category: Chocolate, Cookies, Tarts and Pies


"Chocolate Desserts by Pierre Herme" arrived from Amazon during a very light work day. Having heard raving reviews about the book, I flipped through the pages to choose a recipe to try after work. Although I had my eye on the chocolate macarons, I decided to postpone baking them to a future weekend and try Viennese Chocolate Sables first. I must say... These are by far the best ...

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