Cooking with Offals #1: Beef Heart

I know that there is a noticeable bias against eating offals. It is mostly either for health or hygiene reasons or its taste simply doesn’t match with your taste buds. I like to consider myself an adventurous eater and I will taste anything at least once. Additional to tasting, I also like to be adventurousContinue reading “Cooking with Offals #1: Beef Heart”

Flavor Infusions and Baking with Brown Butter: Coffee Infused Brown Butter Cookies

Baking is all about science.  This could be good or bad news for you. Both in professional and home kitchens, people usually enjoy either baking or cooking. I believe the reason for this can be simply explained with our characters. People who are more carefree likes cooking more because cooking can be spontaneous; it doesn’tContinue reading “Flavor Infusions and Baking with Brown Butter: Coffee Infused Brown Butter Cookies”

Poached Pears in Hibiscus Syrup& Kaymak Cream

Today might have been the warmest day whole summer in Istanbul and I am not much of a summer person. When the weather is so hot and humid like today, I feel so hard to find the strength to stay productive. But today I meant to change this by making something sweet treating my sweet-tooth.Continue reading “Poached Pears in Hibiscus Syrup& Kaymak Cream”

Gnocchi and other dumplings

I don’t know if you are one of those people who eat healthy except for one “cheat day”, but I am certainly not one of them. Don’t get me wrong, I do take nutrition serious and I actually try to balance my diet most of the time. But being positive and thinking that I stillContinue reading “Gnocchi and other dumplings”