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lemon coconut biscuits

Lemon Coconut Honey Biscuits – butter, yeah! but no egg

I am back to Istanbul, to my kitchen, and to my food. Even though the new discoveries from travel are always enchanting, it feels so good to be back home. I will post more photos from my trip to Cappadocia and the hot-air balloon tour in the next post with some more stories, but for now I will leave you with the teaser shots before continuing on to my lemon biscuits. I brought this beautiful honey from the hotel I stayed in Cappadocia. The honey served at breakfast was so good that I dared asked the hotel owner to give me some and to my surprise, I was given a big container full by the generous owner, Orhan.

Lemon Lavender Shortbread Biscuits

Today I was confined at home, waiting for my coursebook to be delivered. What if it fails to be delivered in time? Oh, no! It didn’t arrive after all. As I’m sitting in my kitchen working on my photos, yes, I know it sounds strange, but my kitchen is the darkest place in the house during the day, which makes it an ideal place for photography work, the sunny blue sky I see out of the windows was just torturing me, calling me to come outside. Hey, you postman, where are you? Working in the kitchen is not only strange but also dangerous because I’m close to all the temptations in the fridge and the various types of French cheese in every corner of the kitchen top that are aging. Every time I get up to do some stretching, I get pulled to where cheese is like magnetism and take a slice and then another slice only seconds later, then another and another. It repeats until the shadows grow bigger and finally into the darkness.Then, …