Blackberry-Ginger Sorbet

Blackberry Ginger Sorbet

If the word “blackberry” instantly reminds you of a hundred emails you cannot avoid, you are not the only one. It looks like this incredibly healthy fruit has its name snatched by a mobile device so badly that when you Google the word “blackberry” you end up with an information flood on various models of that device but nothing about blackberry as a fruit (I checked the first ten pages of search results and still there’s nothing about it –hard to believe-). Thus I decided to help this little shiny gem regain its esteem as one of the well known members of berry family with a recipe that will knock your socks off. Read the rest of this entry »

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Summer Fizz with Fruits

Summer Fizz with Fruits
Nowadays there is only one song keeps playing in my head and it is none other than “Too darn hot!” by beloved Ella. It’s hot everywhere and we are desperately travelling from one room to another just for the sake of a little air flow coming from an open window. Wherever we go it’s just too hot, living room is hot, bedroom is hot, kitchen is “oh my god it cannot be that hot”. Even writing these lines down makes me sweat. The humidity’s more than 90 percent making you feel like your hands are sticky as if you ate honey by your fingers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Fishballs with Fresh Tarragon

Fishballs with fresh Tarragon

When I came across the anchovies at our fishmonger’s in the neighborhood last week I remember the day when I first saw this small fish on our kitchen counter. Being so naïve as a little boy I thought that these small fishes were just for the kids not for grownups. Even though sharing them with other family members made me a little blue because of this assumption, I can still recall the salty sea flavor and crispy texture I liked at that time. Read the rest of this entry »

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