Sour Cherry Crumb Bars

Sour Cherry Crumb Bars

September 17th, 2009 | Category: Cakes, Fruit


I made up something called a Monday Morning Syndrome Cake a while ago. It is basically a cake that you bake on a Sunday night, which helps you to survive the cubicle cabin fever on the first working day of the week.  And somewhere along the line I completely forgot about this genius idea. No wonder why I've been grumpy on Monday mornings lately. So when I received ...

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Bodrum Photos

Bodrum Photos

September 13th, 2009 | Category: Travel


When I think of the days I spent in Bodrum, the first thing that comes to my mind is starry blue nights. Me, my camera and my camera's remote switch spent a lot of time obsessing about long exposure photography in Bodrum. Maybe that's why... And then there's David's new book, "The Sweet Life in Paris". I started reading it in Selimiye and finished it in Bodrum. If ...

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Lemon Cheesecake Cupcakes

Lemon Cheesecake Cupcakes

September 01st, 2009 | Category: Cheesecake, Muffins and Cupcakes


Why haven't I thought of this before? Individual servings of creamy and tangy lemon cheesecake. But most importantly, why haven't I seen these before? Someone must have discovered cheesecake cupcakes decades ago, right? So, even though I have zillion cookbooks, flip through jillion food magazines and read gazillion food blogs, why don't I remember seeing cheesecake cupcakes before? Has the time come? Am I so over saturated with ...

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