Ceylon Tea

You will find the island of Sri Lanka in South Asia, located southeast of India. The documented history of the island goes 3,000 years back. However, some historians point to first evidence of pre-historic settlements from approximately 125,000 years ago. Nowadays, most of the population consist of Sinhalese ethnicity, with Tamilis, Christians, Moors, Burghers, Malays,…

Irish Seafood Chowder

Ireland or Eire in Irish, is an island in the North Atlantic, and is the thirds largest island in Europe. It is separated from Great Britain by the North Channel, the Irish Sea and St George’s Channel. I had been hearing about the beauty of Emerald Isle for a quite few years. Every time there…

Berries

Santa Claus home field. We all know where he lives and what he does for a living. I will not discuss his eating habits here. But what I want to tell you about is berries. Finland, is filled with different kinds of berries across the country. Some  of the over 50 kinds of berries there, with 37 edible, are…

Halloumi Cheese

Cyprus is not only about oranges, lemons and cats. The island also offers quite an interesting mixture of cultures and cuisine. Yes, some people may find Cypriot cuisine rather close or similar to the Greek cuisine, but for me it offers a blend of tastes and influences from last several centuries. I am a fan…

Lobster Hut

What do you think when I say “Iceland”? Let me guess. First thing that comes to your mind is the volcano that erupted few years ago and no one can pronounce it, second is a Blue Lagoon full of Asian tourists, and third – Game of Thrones. Iceland came to my mind during planning a…

Hamsi Season

Istanbul is my place. I always wait impatiently to pack my bag and land at Ataturk Airport. This is the place that mesmerizes me with its organized chaos, crazy drivers, highly demanding housewives, imams calling to prayers, service and food. Before the trip I plan my meals in the tiniest details, waiting for my taste…