Breakfast with some old and new friends

Lara Fitzgerald

13th Aug, 2012

Gatherings, Musings

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Breakfast with some old and new friends

Thank you Michelle, Lupita  Aide for making last weekend so wonderful,.  Thank you for listening to – and enjoying! – my stories, someday to all be a part of Anecdotes and Recipes from Black Mesa Bed and Breakfast. Breakfast last Sunday:  Spelt biscuits, chicken sausage

Lara Fitzgerald

19th May, 2012

Musings, Travel

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Adventures in Istanbul

On the 29th we visited the Topkapi Palace.  The guide book did not exaggerate when it said: “It is not simply a spectacular palace but an entire universe onto itself.”  It is a treasure house of Islamic art.  It was the power hub of the

Lara Fitzgerald

18th May, 2012

Musings, Travel

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Adventures in Istanbul

April 26th, I had read in an English speaking Turkish paper (kind of like the Pasatiempo) of a concert of Portuguese Fado music.  The concierge at the Turkoman got me a couple of tickets.  I invited Trici to go along and we took a hair

Lara Fitzgerald

17th May, 2012

Musings, Travel

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Adventures in Istanbul

April 25th, I take a cooking class at Cooking Alaturka.  The owner, chef, is Evangeline.  She’s from Amsterdam, French trained, a world traveler.  We made Karmyarik, an eggplant and minced meat dish; yayla corbasi, a yogurt soup, zenyinyagli taze fasulye; green runner beans in olive

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