Chestnut-Rum Cream Roulade

Chestnut Roulade

I know that it has been a long time since you saw a new post in here and some of you even wondered about my whereabouts. So to cut the story short I might say that 2012 was a bad year for me or should I use the word awful instead of bad. Despite all odds brought by 2012, the only good news is that the Mayan apocalypse failed big time: I am writing these lines after 21st of December! Now we all can take a deep breathe and expect the new year to bring all the goodness and joy of life for everyone. Read the rest of this entry »

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Chocolate-Coconut Ice Cream with Oatmeal Cookies

Chocolate-Coconut Ice Cream

I want to talk about something we all love. I doubt there will be anyone on this planet who does not like it, if not craves for it. Wait for it…Yes, I am talking about ice cream which is the coolest thing –literally- on a hot summer day.

The story of ice cream begins a long time ago –over 3000 years- in China. We all know that Chinese invented so many things throughout the history like gunpowder, ink, umbrella, porcelain etc. but let me say, ice cream is the tastiest discovery of them among all. No need to say it was not the same ice-cream as we are used to consume today. Ancestor of today’s ice cream was mostly a mixture of snow from the mountains, fruit, wine, and honey. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mascarpone Cream with Berries

I don’t know about the place you live in but nowadays we are experiencing an interesting summer time in İstanbul. You have to make sure that your sunglasses and umbrella are with you before you get out of the house and I assure you that both will be used alternately during the day. Read the rest of this entry »

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