Crêpes with Rosé Poached Strawberries

Alongside a talent in filmmaking, the famous Francis Ford Coppola has turned a penchant for winemaking into a successful business. His rosé Sofia, named after his daughter, also in the film industry, is presented in a bottle with a bijou label and matching elegant flavours. Embracing the blend of syrah and pinot noir in this … Continue reading Crêpes with Rosé Poached Strawberries

Who knew breakfast could be this good? Exploring the anatomy of kahvaltı (full Turkish breakfast)

After a brief hiatus in Europe, travelling through 6 countries in under a month, I've returned with a full belly, entirely inspired by the culinary idiosyncrasies from each country, city and region. After such an amazing trip, I couldn't help but share my experience and observations, in particular in regards to Turkey. After travelling through … Continue reading Who knew breakfast could be this good? Exploring the anatomy of kahvaltı (full Turkish breakfast)

Tahini, cardamom & rose water granola

When I think about rose water, I usually think of baklavas. The flaky phyllo layered with nuts soaked in honey and rose water syrup, are always a guilty pleasure. This granola is reminiscent of the pastry, with its crunch, honey and cardamom, though much less sweet. Alternatively, you can add pistachios, sesame seeds, cashews to … Continue reading Tahini, cardamom & rose water granola