Tag Archives: Kochen
Recipe: Blackberry Mint Bread | janavar

Recipe: Blackberry Mint Bread

Blackberries are my favorite type of fruit. They and black mulberries, but the only country where I found the latter so far was Turkey. I can, in contrast, buy blackberries on almost every street corner here in New York City. I love the small fruit stands that are throughout (at least) all of Manhattan. They […]

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Recipe: Maple Butter Roasted Acorn Squash with Quinoa and Pecans | janavar

Recipe: Maple Butter Roasted Acorn Squash with Quinoa and Pecans

The last time my boyfriend came to Boston, that was in mid-January, we went out to meet some friends for dinner. We ended up in a fancy pub and I for once went with a totally unusual choice: roasted squash. Normally I am the person who orders burgers and fries in a pub. But for […]

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Recipe: Turkish Salty Cookies (Tuzlu Kurabiye) | janavar

Recipe: Turkish Salty Cookies (Tuzlu Kurabiye)

I have a big bag full of cookie cutters. Some are still from Germany – like the traditional star shaped ones for Christmas cookies. Others are from Istanbul where the amazing baking supply shops had such a great variety to choose from. Besides, I bought some newer ones in America because they sometimes make pretty […]

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janavar.net | Recipe: Almond Cookies

Recipe: Almond Cookies

Almond is one of my favorite flavors and scents ever. I have got almond everything. Shower gel, body lotion, face cream, candles, and food of course. Almond spread. Stollen. Marzipan. Raw almonds. Slivered almonds. Sliced almonds. Almond extract. If ever I was a character in a game, my weakness most certainly would be “almonds”. Or […]

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janavar.net | Recipe: Pistachio Banana Bread

Recipe: Pistachio Banana Bread

These days I find it hard to bring myself to spend much time in the kitchen. That is not because I don’t like it. It is an okay kitchen for a rented apartment in Boston. It is small, but one person can still turn around, or two people can stand next to each other. It […]

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