Karniyarik, Bulgur Pilaf and Cigarette Borek

Karniyarik, Bulgur Pilaf and Cigarette Borek

July 01st, 2008  | Category: Meat, Rice and Grains, Turkish Cuisine, Vegetable


Just like the Mung Bean Salad, Karniyarik wasn't included in the initial menu for the SF Chronicle article. Instead, I wanted to do a Turkish version of a dish that could have easily filled two full pages of my taste journal if I had ever kept one. It is the Chicken Claypot I ate at The Slanted Door. I thought adding chickpeas and peppers and tomatoes from my ...

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Sirloin Steak in Cafe de Paris Sauce

Sirloin Steak in Cafe de Paris Sauce

April 17th, 2006  | Category: Meat, Memoir/Meme/Misc.


A friend of mine, who is a very talented sculptor, had an exhibition in Geneva, Switzerland last year. This was her first exhibition abroad so a couple of friends and I decided to go with her in advance of the opening day to help with the set up. During our 3 day stay, I spent nearly every minute of my free time at a store called Globus. Not ...

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