Crispy Chicken with Gouda Sauce

Crispy Chicken with Gouda Sauce

As I promised to tell about the details of my trip previously, I keep it. We had a chance to merge the national holiday and weekend to make an escapade to Amsterdam, the offbeat capital of Netherlands famous with is picturesque canals and vibrant night life. This was my third visit to that marvelous Dutch city thanks to business related issues of my better half. Read the rest of this entry »

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Cheese Scoops

Cheese Scoops

I have to admit that the time between this and the previous post is longer than I planned but before being mad at me let me tell you one thing; during this break I was on a trip, the luscious details of which will be shared with you in the coming posts. But for now, I’d like to express my deep sorrow due to an unpleasant occasion that took place recently. Foodies living in Istanbul will definitely know the name Okko famous with its high quality pastries, gourmet cheeses, distinct charcuterie products and various savory snacks. All of a sudden they closed all their 3 branches in different locations and the staff left the place silently without touching anything in the stores. All sort of bakery stuff, breathtaking desserts, best in town vegetables and fruits were deserted to decay. The only difference between the previous day was that there were no customers, no cashiers, no butchers, no one to greet at the door, even no lights but a huge notification taped onto front window saying “store for rent”. Read the rest of this entry »

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