While visiting other countries, here are some things I miss about Ankara: These are just a few thoughts for the day. Of course, I miss my family the most. And Turkish Tea. I miss tea. And family. Yes. Family. . . and tea.
Another Bomb Attack and a Message from the US Embassy
Yesterday there was a bomb attack on the AKP headquarters in Ankara. Allegedly, it was thrown towards Prime Minister's Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's office. One person was injured. You can read the full story by clicking here: Double bomb attack hits AKP HQ, ministry building in Ankara This morning I received an email with a message from... Continue Reading →
Ankara streets are laid out like a [INSERT TEXT HERE]. No, that wasn't a mistake. The street map is so crazy, I couldn't think of anything to write! So feel free to comment with your suggestions! It's amazing to me sometimes that anyone finds anything. And yet, we do! This is my version of how... Continue Reading →
Photo of the Day . . . When the cat’s away . . .
. . . the mouse will cook bacon! Orecchiette with sauteed (in virgin olive oil) brussel sprouts, onions, tomatoes, garlic, thyme, black pepper and bacon. Topped with Parmesan/Reggiano cheese! It's quick and easy! And I don't think a recipe is needed for this one . . .
100 Turkish Foods: How Many Have You Tried in Cappadocia?
A fabulous post from our friend at Captivating Cappadocia: This list was not difficult to make but was wonderful to discover, and there are no filler entries. Every item is legit. To say that Turkish food is delicious would be trite – delectable, scrumptious, delightful, yummy… The breads, the... Continue Reading →
Another reason to love Turkey
This is a custom made frame. It is approximately 20 inches by 15 inches. It is not a real wooden frame. Wood is much more expensive and harder to find. But it looks like real wood and the frame is about 2.5 inches wide. Why do I like it so much? It cost only 25... Continue Reading →