Joumana of  Taste of Beirut gifted me with this award. Thank you Joumana! 🙂

Now, I have to list seven things about me and then pass the award on to seven other bloggers. 

1. I love the sound of silence as much as I love music.

2. When I was child my secret world was hidden in the branches of a lemon tree. Some of them were wide enough that I could sit without having to balance. I spent time in the tree almost every day reading, daydreaming, watching bees, butterflies and ants …

3. At the age of 8 I read the ‘Three Musketeers’, my first ‘real’ book. ‘War and Peace’ was the second one. And it was my father who gave me the deep love for literature.

4. Heathcliff of ‘Wuthering Heights’, my first passionate love! I must had been about 11.

5. A boy from Chile introduced Latin American poetry to me. It became one of my life’s passions…

6. Until the age of 18 I could hardly boil an egg, though my parents were wonderful cooks.

7. I often sing while cooking.

And I would like to give the award to:

Karen  of  Postcards From The Dinner Table , FoodVox and What I Talk About

Sonia of  Saffron Paisley

Diana of Dianabuja’s Blog

Fran of  BetumiBlog

Cynthia of  Gherkins and Tomatoes

Tangled Noodle

Angelis of Angelis and the Istanbul



One of my favourite bloggers, the lovely Tangled Noodle has passed on to me the Fabulous Blog Award.  Since I am the honored recipient of it- thanks a lot, Tangled Noodle- I have to pass it on to five other blogs I think are fabulous and also admit five addictions.

So, the award goes to:
1) Meditteranean Cooking in Alaska. Laurie is kind, generous and passionate about foraging and Mediterranean cooking based on local Alaskan ingredients. I always read her posts with great interest and enjoyment.
Rachel Laudan. If you are looking for a unique perspective on food history, food politics and globalization, don’t miss her posts.
Field to Feast. Carolyn gives a fascinating look at food’s role in African culture and everyday life.
Organically cooked. Maria lives and cooks in Chania of Crete, using local organic ingredients. Her recipes and stories bring me back to my roots.
Thorngrove Table. A great blog about Christina’s adventures in medieval and modern cuisine.

You all deserve it!!

And my five addictions are:

1) Reading, reading, reading.


3) Cooking.

4) Knowing other cultures and beliefs.

5) Eccentric jewels.