Poached Pear – A Fat Free Desert

Fat free and no added sugar in a desert? That can’t taste good at all. Wrong! It can taste a lot better and refreshing than the usual deserts. It is quick and easy to make as well. This desert is a must try for any health concious sweet tooth!… 

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The House Cafe

Istanbul’s Finest Views 1: The House Café at Ortaköy – Istanbul, Turkey

In my opinion, the best start to a relaxed Sunday is a brunch in an open air seating, preferable with a river or ocean view. One of my favourite brunch places used to be eM by the River when I was in Singapore. I have been missing out on such brunches lately, so during this trip to Turkey, I was determined to have that perfect start to a relaxed Sunday!… 

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A refreshing lunch at Kantin – Istanbul, Turkey

After a ‘touristically’ fulfilling, but gastronomically unsatisfying 2 days in Selçuk near Ephesus, we were back on Istanbul streets searching for a place to bring our taste-buds back to life. After looking at a few restaurants near our hotel, we finally found this lovely looking place tucked away on a relatively quiet street in the busy neighbourhood of Nişantaşı…. 

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