Posts Tagged ‘fasting’

welcome ramadan!

June 6th, 2016 | Posted by b | 1 Comment
The blessed month of ramadan is here again. Has it really been a year? Today is the first day and it’s overcast and cloudy, and perfect weather for fasting. My ...

my cat can eat a whole watermelon*

July 7th, 2015 | Posted by b | No Comments
Ramadan is winding down already, we are in the final ten days which is just amazing (I am constantly amazed by how fast time goes, although staying up until 4am ...

hodgepodge

June 24th, 2015 | Posted by b | 2 Comments
Yesterday I was feeling a bit sick, so I didn’t fast. After only 5 days of Ramazan already it was strange to eat and drink during daylight hours. I’m back ...

Hoş Geldiniz, Ramazan!

June 18th, 2015 | Posted by b | No Comments
The blessed month of Ramadan is here. A year goes by so quickly, and now I’m back on the internets looking up food recipe ideas for suhur (breakfast) and iftar ...

brinner

July 8th, 2014 | Posted by b | 5 Comments
We just broke our 11th fasting day by having brinner (breakfast for dinner) for iftar (briftar? breaktar?) and it was delicious. Breakfast foods are always scrumptious for any meal, but ...

Tim Howard and cooking aubergine: things on my mind right now

July 3rd, 2014 | Posted by b | 2 Comments
I know I’m behind on posting about the world cup, but I’m still sad about it. It was an thrilling run (ending with a fantastic match), and football usually ends ...

Knockout stage begins

June 28th, 2014 | Posted by b | 2 Comments
The ’round of 16′ knockout stage begins later tonight. We’ll still be fasting for the first one-  Brazil v. Chile (since iftar is at 8:51pm tonight and it starts at ...

Ramazan geldi

June 27th, 2014 | Posted by b | 2 Comments
Ramadan begins tonight. The mosques sang their welcome to this holy month, and we watched the lights and boats on the bosphorus just a bit ago from our balcony. Tomorrow ...

take me out to the ballgame

July 21st, 2013 | Posted by b | No Comments
A nice side benefit of fasting during the daylight hours (and keeping the turk’s vampire hours during the night) is that I can stream live baseball games! This means that ...

First day of fasting 2013: success!

July 9th, 2013 | Posted by b | No Comments
Granted a fair amount involved sleeping, and I don’t know how we would do it without an a/c, but still, happy first iftar of ramazan everyone! We had a yummy ...
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