Turkish Cuisine

December 1, 2009

“Do not dismiss the dish saying that it is just food. The blessed thing is an entire civilization in itself”                                                                                                                                                                                  Abdulhak Sinasi

I was perplexed when the only English in today’s evening meal menu was the above statement. Either they ran out of money for translations or they have employed a very shoddy Marketing Manager.

The Turkish cuisine and endless Turkish Tea or Cay continues to impress. Once again my perceptions have been challenged. I was sure that Turkey was famous for its Coffee not its Tea.

Mr Liver Lover

November 29, 2009

Cycling consumes vast calories apparently. Based on my body weight and lightning pace I should be burning about 800 calories per hour. This gives me a very good excuse for managing to eat the sort of 40 square Milka chocolate bar that is designed to be consumed as a treat over a few weeks. Read the rest of this entry »

Hungary Myles

November 9, 2009

Hungary is a brilliant country. I have spent 3 weeks here and there are no complaints except for the lack of dog leads. Read the rest of this entry »

Remember, Remember

November 5, 2009

Budapest as a capital exceeded all my expectations.  I was lucky to celebrate my birthday here today: Read the rest of this entry »