Green Bean Salad

Green Bean Salad |

Green bean is on top of our shopping list in Summer. It is the same for everyone in Turkey as green bean is one of the best signs of summer. There is the option of canned ones in Winter, but they absolutely lack flavor and we don’t prefer them. We are patient enough to wait […]

Wheat Salad

Wheat Salad |

Wheat has a significant place in our culture. There are many traditions and idioms related to it. One of these idioms is “Bugday basak verince orak pahaya cikar.” This can be translated as follows: Sickle becomes valuable only when ear of wheat apears. It means things which you find trivial at ordinary times gain value […]

Preserving Fresh Thyme

Preserving Fresh Thyme |

You know Mom II (hubby’s mom) from my older posts where you can see some cartoons drawn by her. This canned fresh thyme is a gift from her. She is a big nature lover and a member of TEMA (The Turkish Foundation for Combating Soil Erosion, for Reforestation and the Protection of Natural Habitats). They […]