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Showing posts from June, 2011

Trip to Istanbul 1

Life is so busy in Turkey. I have been shopping, visiting my relatives, and traveling.Because of this I cannot update very often. This weekend my husband and I went to Istanbul. That was awesome. I took a lot of picture for you. I will update them with some information . Stay in tune!

Mosaic Cake ( Mozaik Pasta)

Mosaic Cake ( Mozaik Pasta) 250 gr Le Petit Beurre (tea biscuit, such as Ulker potibor biscuit) 1 egg 1 cup milk 6 tbsp sugar 2 tbsp cocoa 2 tbsp flour ½ cup cracked walnut (optional) ½ cup raisin (optional) 2 tbsp unsalted butter 1 package vanilla Directions In a pot mix egg, sugar, flour. Add hot milk slowly. Cook them on medium heat. Turn off the stove. Add butter, cocoa and vanilla and mix them. Add crumbled biscuits, walnut and raisin. Put in the freezer until it becomes frozen. Slice for serving. Afiyet olsun. Alternative quick recipe Ingredients: 1 pack of Le Petit Beurre (tea biscuit, such as Ulker potibor biscuit) 2 tbsp Cocoa 4 tbsp Powdered Sugar 1 and 1/2 Sticks of Unsalted Butter 50 ml Milk ½ Cup of Raisin ½ cup walnut Crumble the biscuits and mix with the rest of ingredients. Wrap the roll shape dough with the aluminium foil. Put it in the freezer until it gets frozen. Slice for


Karniyarik Karniyarik, split stuffed eggplants with a little mince meat, onions, peppers and tomato. Long eggplants should be halved. Smaller ones can be left whole - each one makes a serving. 6 Japanese eggplants 300 grams ground meat 2 cups oil 2-3 onions, chopped 1 green bell pepper 2-3 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced thin 3-4 tomatoes, peeled and sliced tomato paste 1 teaspoon thyme (optional) parsley salt and black pepper To Prepare the Eggplant: 1. Wash the eggplants and discard the stalks. If long, halve them. Wipe dry. 2. Peel them lengthwise stripy. 3. Make an opening for the stuffing by using a sharp knife and slicing the eggplant from the stem end down to the other, make sure that you don't cut them all the way through. 4. Fry the eggplants , lightly all over in hot oil. Remove them and place in baking pan. To Prepare the Filling: In another pan cook