Archive for December, 2009

Tomato-Less Pizza? Yes!: Thin Crust Spinach Parmesan Pizza

| December 9, 2009 | 4 Comments
Tomato-Less Pizza? Yes!:  Thin Crust Spinach Parmesan Pizza




Prior to living in Turkey, I didn’t know anything about thin(er) crust pizza.  As much as  I obsess over a thick crust pizza encrusted with bits of burnt cheese and tangy tomato sauce, I occasionally do enjoy that crispy, flatbread like crust that is popular in some parts of the Mediterranean. With some left over […]

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Photo of the Day: Solitude

| December 5, 2009 | 1 Comment
Photo of the Day: Solitude




Buddhist monk in silent prayer.

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Climbing Kathmandu

| December 5, 2009 | 8 Comments
Climbing Kathmandu




One of my dreams is to take the Transiberian Railway one day. I was even once told by an international education “expert” that it would be a good idea to take the Transiberian Railroad to Nepal. Well, I didn’t take the Transiberia to Nepal…I had to fly via India because well, the Transiberian Railway runs […]

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Photo of the Day: Too Much Naan

| December 3, 2009 | 2 Comments
Photo of the Day:  Too Much Naan




Ate too much Indian food – primarily naan.

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Photo of the Day: Destruction

| December 1, 2009 | 2 Comments
Photo of the Day:  Destruction




Making a gigantic mess.

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Golden Goodness: Crispy ‘Honeycomb’ Confection

| December 1, 2009 | 15 Comments
Golden Goodness:  Crispy ‘Honeycomb’ Confection




With the holiday season in full swing, I find myself craving anything blissfully sweet. On a recent trip to the international/specialty food store, Dean and Deluca, I found a jar of Lyle’s Golden Syrup.  Blissfully sweet?  An understatement. **Warning*** Disclaimer:  If you are trying to lose weight or hope to refrain from indulging in overtly […]

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Photo of the Day: Feet, Feet, Feet

| December 1, 2009 | 1 Comment
Photo of the Day:  Feet, Feet, Feet




Mommy Bear and baby bears’ feet.

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