Sunday Pancakes with Caramel Nectarine Compote

Sunday Pancakes with Caramel Nectarine Compote

Posted by on Aug 31, 2014 in Kitchen, Our Travelling Kitchen | 2 Comments

Somedays, you just want pancakes.  Especially after being on the road for several months, exciting your palate with new flavours, unknown spices and foreign textures; there are mornings where you simply crave good ole’ comfort food. Missing our sunday brunches at home, these pancakes are capable of transporting us right there or good enough to […]

Conquering the Fann Mountains

Conquering the Fann Mountains

Posted by on Aug 30, 2014 in Travelogue | 2 Comments

“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is a necessity…”  – John Muir  Most people who actually know where to pinpoint Tajikistan on a map have heard of the mountainous wonders of the Pamir Highway, a recurring destination listed on many adventurers’ […]

Pantry Panzanella

Pantry Panzanella

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Our Travelling Kitchen | 2 Comments

What do you do when you crave a summer salad, but are short on fresh ingredients? When you open your fridge and all you find are some pickled capers? Summer is nearing its end, but we don’t really want to think about that, so here is a simple recipe to recreate a taste of summer […]

Uzbekistan…Through The Funnel

Uzbekistan…Through The Funnel

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in Through the Funnel, Travelogue | 3 Comments

Uzbekistan is the third in our series – “…Through the Funnel”. You can read our previous one on Iran here. It is a way for us to share 12 aspects that stood out to us in our experience of the country and its people. Did we miss something that stood out to you in Uzbekistan?  * Several aspects we observed in […]

Enchanting Khiva

Enchanting Khiva

Posted by on Aug 17, 2014 in Travelogue | One Comment

The barb-wired gate clanged shut as it bounced into its lock and we breathed a sigh of relief. Turning back to look at Turkmenistan one last time we squealed quietly not wanting to draw more attention from the guards, “Yeaaaay we made it out of Turkmenistan in one piece!”. Thank you, thank you and off […]

Iran…Through The Funnel

Iran…Through The Funnel

Posted by on Aug 7, 2014 in Through the Funnel | 4 Comments

Iran is the second in our series – “…Through the Funnel”. You can read our first one about Turkey here.It is a way for us to share 12 aspects that stood out to us in our experience of the country and its people. Did we miss something that stood out to you in Iran?  #1 And the […]