Carla’s birthday.

This year was a big one for Carla and she wanted celebrate in style. We spent 3 nights (it was supposed to be only 2 but that’s a different story) in an amazing beautiful modernized apartment in the coolest part of Istanbul called Taksim.

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Turkish style appetizers.

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Caesars? Tomatoes marinated in vodka and dipped in sea salt.

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We bought fresh fish from the market.

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Fried fish with chili steak, purple carrots and braised radishes.

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The apartment had an oven so I baked a lemon cake with whipped cream and pomegranates.

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Someone is sad I’m not paying attention to him.

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