Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Bulgur Salad (Kisir)

I remember my mom having her friends over for tea parties when I was around 12-13 years old. This is the same old script with different cast: multiple women speaking loudly and in parallel, children running around unattended and loads of food on the dinner table. You just wait for that moment when you would be at home after school when everyone is gone and the rest of the food is all yours. In this epic movie Kisir is always the lead…

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Pesto Sauce

This great flavour comes from northern Italy.  Most common serving of this sauce is with pasta, but it could be also used for seasoning or dipping.  Nowadays, it is available in the supermarkets as ready-made, but once you taste the one which is prepared with fresh basil, you will see a big difference.