DIY : Homemade coconut milk – Thailand
Mar02

DIY : Homemade coconut milk – Thailand

Version française … Only possible with fresh coconut ! A special thanks to May for sharing this secret with me!  Making your own coconut milk is super easy and quite fun to do… If you’re in south east asia where you can find fresh coconuts everywhere in the markets. In Europe, It gets a bit more complicated except if you can find fresh coconut somewhere. Let’s say you have a fresh coconut in front of you…...

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Cocktail – Gin and basil – Lebanon
Sep21

Cocktail – Gin and basil – Lebanon

Version française A surprising and absoluteky delicious cocktail for summer Ingredients : 6 leaves of fresh basil 5 cl Gin 4 cl lemon juice 3 cl sugar syrop Ice cubes Shaker 1 stick of cucumber   Preparation : Mash the basil leaves in a cocktail glass or a long drink glass and add 3 ice cubes Fill a shaker with ice cubes and the different liquids, shake it very hard so that the ice will leave a thin layer on top of the final...

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Turkish tea – What why how – Rize
Jul30

Turkish tea – What why how – Rize

Version française The turkish tea, A national speciality Yesterday I met Arzu, Fatma, Güner, Gönul and Hava (The owner of the fields), 5 women working in the tea fields in Rize. As soon as my camera was out, they offered me to try their pruner and I therefore enrolled myself in 3 hours of picking  in exchange of a lunch with them and the hope of learning more about turkish tea. 12.45 pm in the tea fields – Picnic time, a well...

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The real turkish coffee
Jul22

The real turkish coffee

Version française How to make a real turkish coffee? First, you need the proper tool : Cezve ! (to be pronounced “Jezvé”)   Second, you need the proper ingredients (for 2 small cups): 1 piece of sugar for each cup of coffee 1 teaspoon of freshly milled coffee for each cup of coffee One cup of water for each cup of coffee Third, you need the proper instructions: Make it boil for the first time and fill half of the...

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