ANOTHER HAPPY HOUR

MELON COMFORT 1 and half cups freshly squeezed Spanspeck or any sweet melon juice 1 shot brandy 1 shot Southern comfort juice of half a lime or quarter of a lemon ice Shake everything well and drain into chilled balloon glasses. And then this delicious antipasti board went very well with our new house wine… If I can…

I FEEL LIKE GOING… AGAIN…

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Really does not matter where… Anywhere, off the pictures, would do… Wandering around the city and stopping by at a little café to have a boozy hot chocolate to fight the cold…  Having a beautifully succulent Kid lunch with the most well done homemade wine I ever tasted.. Washing off the sweat of…

I FEEL LIKE GOING… AGAIN…

Really does not matter where… Anywhere, off the pictures, would do… Wandering around the city and stopping by at a little café to have a boozy hot chocolate to fight the cold…  Having a beautifully succulent Kid lunch with the most well done homemade wine I ever tasted.. Washing off the sweat of the day with a glass or…

GINGER APPLE MARTINI

Christmas on our door step, I am revisiting my cocktails for an impeccable festive season. Francis and myself we have a tradition on Fridays. A fresh fruit cocktail followed by a tapas or mezze dinner with a bottle or two Chardonnay on the roll. Our friend Richard finds that Friday early evenings are the best time to…

BREAKFAST Part- 4

“my girlfriend, she is Turkish you know, she bakes the best scones…” Oh my sweetheart! I tried couple of different recipes in the past, with eggs-without eggs, with melted butter or vegetable oil, with milk or buttermilk etc. They all tasted OK to me… But my absolute favorite was the Snowflake Scone Mix which you mix…

ANCHOVY AND EGG, SUPER FOOD SUPER SHOOT…

MICHEL ROUX JR. ONCE SAID HIS UNDERSTANDING OF CONVENIENCE FOOD IS ANCHOVY AND EGG… WHO AM I TO CONTRADICT A GRAND MASTER? THIS WAS MY LUNCH YESTERDAY. THIS IS MY LUNCH TODAY… I AM ON A DIET, I MEAN A SORT OF A DIET… SO I FELT OBLIGED TO LEAVE THE TOP SLICE OF THE SANDWICH ASIDE…

AN EXCELLENT GARDENER WITHOUT A CLUE…

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                             Finally Viv send her picture. Don’t you think this looks yummy? Last weekend we were invited to our great friends Viv and Ralph’s place for lunch and had the most wonderful slow cooked lamb shanks. Viv is an excellent cook and the best food shopper I have ever known. The taste…

A VERY SIMPLE LUNCH

Picture taken 31st of Dec last year at Viv&Ralph’s Clifton residence… What a great new year party that was… An amazingly easy lunch ready in minutes or a fresh starter to your dinner… Usually in our household a most welcome part of our Friday evening Tapas Dinners. Or simply lay them on a bed of…

APPLE PIE TO PLEASE MY LOVE

My sweetheart and myself we are apart for the first time in the last 5 years. I am not counting the days that I left him home and visited my family and friends in Turkey of course. This is my blog and I am totally allowed to be selfish and talk about me me me!…