Cooking

  • Fruit Kvass with Leftover Apricot Skins

    Türkçe When I was researching about different types of kvass I found out about fruit kvass which is made from leftover fruit from jam making or juicing. These days I’m making fruit leather…

  • Apricots!

    Türkçe It’s apricot time in the garden! Our tree is full of fruits.With the heat wave that came through this week, they are ripening quickly and falling off. I collect them 3-4 times…

  • How to make Boza

    Türkçe Boza is a fermented drink made of millet. It’s widely made in Turkey, Bulgaria, Egypt and many other countries. In some places it’s made with other grains such as rice,bulgur and maize.…

  • Making Fermented Fruit Soda

    Fruit soda or fruit kvass is very easy to make and is a healthy refreshment!    Simply fill a 1 liter jar with fruit, add 2 tablespoons of honey and top it up…

  • Zucchini with Lemon

    If you grow zucchini, sometimes you’ll see baby ones that stop growing. When I was living on the Aegean Coast, I learned a very easy and tasty way to make use of them! …

  • Making a Lemon Peel Cleanser without Vinegar!

    Here is an easy way to make an all-purpose cleanser with only leftover lemon peels and water! You can use it to clean everything (except marble): kitchen counter, greasy kitchen tub, bathrooms, floors…

  • Dandelion Coffee

    For a long time I had in mind to make dandelion coffee. It grows abundantly in the garden, has many health benefits and it’s much more sustainable than regular coffee because YOU can…

  • How to make Sourdough Bread

    Timing: This is an overnight recipe and it’s best to start making it the day before around 12 to 1pm. What you need: First of all, you need 1/2 cup of  bubbly sourdough…

  • Apple Juice Soda Made with Whey

    Apple Juice Soda made with whey I just found out that making sodas is a fun an easy thing to do! You can try this recipe with other fruit juices too. Mix ¼…

  • Sourdough Apricot Cake

    It’s apricot time in Marpha! The one tree in the garden bears so much fruit that we’re constantly processing them into jam, drying them, even making spicy sauces out of them! Today I…